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  1. Sep 2019
    1. erconstitutionisenfeeblg9dby.farmerattacksofdisease,andworndownbyaverexertia

      mrs. hall is worn down from being sick all the time

    2. iarrhoeafor4or5.dhysp

      Ayer has been ill

    3. Thelabourofasinglefemalew0uldrelieveme&setmeatlibertytodevotemytimetodirectMissionarylabours--butnosuchhelpistobehadher

      Hall expressed to Ely that he was in need of another woman at La Pointe because his wife was continually ill and he was doing all the housework

    4. HetellsmehehastheVenerealdiseas

      Eminaso (a Native in Ely's region) has a venereal disease

    5. pposedthatyourhealthrequiredasuspension

      Delia Cooke was out of work for a while due to illness

    1. henmyfamilyweresosickthatIcouldnotwrit

      Ayer family was sick as well

    2. Forbetterthanamonthmywifehardlypassedacomfortablehourinsleepbydayornight,fromapainintheear&teeth.Iwasconnnedmyselfabout20daysfromawoundinthefootbyastub&IwasobligedtoemployanInd.womantoprescribe

      sickness was prominent in the Boutwell family, with both husband and wife being afflicted by something

    3. ct22[1836

      very sick woman

    4. Mywifeisquiteillwithasorethr

      Boutwell's wife is illl and so is his child

    5. WehavenofourChildren,betweenthebirthfnotwoofwhomwasthereabove18months.TheycannotlearntodosuchbusiesswithoutgoingtoCollege,Perhapshecan.B[u]tareallbabiesandrequiiscqnstantattention.Besideswhattheysufferfromneglectintheireducation,theysufferfromneglectinotherrespects.Thecareofsuchafamilyisenoughtophoweverstrongherconstienfeebledbydisease.Durimyself,exceptthekindassispartof[the]dayatatimeatassociateinthemission,dreofherownfamilydidnotpethanatherconnnementwitquitefeeble,shehasbeencagratitude.Thepromiseofstostratethehealth&stren[g]thofanyMother,ionmaybe;muchmoreonewhoseconstitutionismyWife'slastconnnement,sheha[d]nonursebuttancerenderedbyMrsNewtonwhoassistedusathreeorfourdifferenttimes.MrsTownourssedthechildafewtimes,butthenumerousdutiesrmithertodomore.Mywifehoweverwasbetterhanyofherotherchildren.Tho'herhealthisnowrriedthroughsofarinamannerthatcallsforspecialrengthequaltoourday,hasbeenverined.Mywifeoftenfeelsasifshecouldnotsustaintheconstantlabourswhichdevolvedup

      there are four children at La Pointe in 1836, all of whom are considered babies that need constant care

      Hall thinks that they are being neglected both in terms of education and actual care

      the women are sick a lot and cannot care for the babies as well as mr. Hall thinks they should be

    6. tseemsthatBoutwellisdepressed,andhasindicatedsuchtotheABCFMandtohisfamilybackeas

      Boutwell is depressed

  2. Aug 2019
    1. Ihavebeenobligedtorenderilytotheneglectofimportantmissionarywor

      because his wife is often sick, Mr. Hall has to do some housework, which takes away from the importance of missionary work

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    1. Nothingremarkabletookplace,Lastnight,shehadalittlefever.WasveryrestlessSheprobablytookcoldbeingoutinthedampa

      mary got a slight fever

    2. heIndiansaretakingInninitoLapointeheisverysickIsgoing,tobecuredbythemedicinemenatLapointe

      Innini is being taken to La Pointe to see the doctors there

    3. Sheseemedtobeingreatpaininthebowels&criedabouthalfanhour.Wegaveheralittlepeppermint&thateasedher

      Baby Ely is still ill in the bowels

    4. M.hasbeenquitedisposedtosleep.Itmaybeonaccountofthestateofherbowels,nothinghaspassedhersinceyest

      Baby Ely is still sick in the bowels

    5. hehasnotbeenVerywelltoday,sickatthestomach.SometimesitseemsasifsheWaspleadingtobetakenupwhenshecatchesaneyefixaduponher,herwholebod,eyes,arm,areallinmotionpleadin

      Mary Ely has been sick

    6. heTaw-Rouzecameinthismorningtoaskmeforalittlephysio.Itold[him]Iwouldgivehimsomesalts.Wehadverylittleofthat.Hesaidhehadbeensickagoodmanydays.Igave.himsome.Iwenttohislodgethisafternoon,themedecinehadoppor—atedwe

      the Taw-Rouze (Native Doctor?) asks Mrs. Ely for salt because he has been sick

    7. Sufferedmuchfromthetooth-achetoday.Itwillprobablyulceratebytomorrowmornin

      Mrs. Ely has a busted tooth

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    1. ywifeisquiteillfrominnammationinoneofhereyes,whichissoswollenthatshecannotsee.Iamphysician,nurse,house-keeper.&c.whichoccupiesallmytimeandthoughts

      When his wife is ill, Boutwell is forced to take care of the house

    2. heschoolhasbeensuspendedforeightweeks.AswecouldobtainnohelpwewereunabletodowithoutMissCook'sassistanceinthefamily.Sheisabouttocommenceagain

      because many of the women at La Pointe are/have been very sick, school closed for 8 weeks

    3. WilliamTBoutwellPapers,MNHS.1Box.P2528March19[1834]Quiteillthismorning—withbile

      Boutwell is sick

    4. esidesthecareofourfamily,includinganinfantchilddeprivedofthebreastattheageofalittlemorethanfourmonths,thecareofMrs.HallhasdevolveduponMissStevens,MissCookandmyself

      a four month old baby was left without a nursing mother on in La Pointe

    5. thinkImentionedinmyformerletterthatMrsHallhasexperiencedaslightattackoffever.Aftershehadbeenconnnedtwoorthreeweeks,shebegantobeconvalescent,andwethoughtshewouldspeedilybewell.Bytoomuchexposureandoverexertion,herfeverreturnwithviolence,andsoreducedher,thatinfour[or]nvedayswegaveupallhopeofherrecoveryandlookedalmosthourlyforherdissolution.Throughdivinemercy,herfeverinafewdayssubsided,butlefthersolow,thatwithsymptomsofotherdesease[sic]withappeared,wehadbutslighthopesofherrecoveryforamonthormore.Sheappearsnowtoberecovering,thoughyetunabletomovewithoutassistance

      Mrs. Hall is ill and still recovering, after over a month of being sick

  3. Jun 2019
    1. Mrs.Hall,afterachildbedconnnement,hadaseverentofsicknessinconsequenceofanimposthumatedbreast.Shehasnowsofarrecoveredastoenjoycomfortablehealth,thoughshehasnotfullyregainedherstrength

      Mrs. Hall was bed-ridden after a birth complication of an "imposthumated breast". She had a "severe fit of sickness" because of it, but returned to comfortable health, although not strength.

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