Henry S., age 25, Michigan


The baby slept well last night, but I was on the lounge ready to help Kate when wanted.  I stayed here the most of the forenoon also, as Kate did not feel as well as usual.  Went home about 10 o’clock and stayed there to dinner.  Made some ink out of the powder I brought from Benzonia.  Pa was digging out stumps in the garden today.  I cam back this afternoon and have been helping Kate, she seems to feel better tonight than this morning.  Henry and Dor have gone out this evening.  Father Queal and I dug some sweet flag this afternoon in a pond on Phelp’s farm.  Have been writing a little this evening, but I am losing all skill with…

*(R. Henry Scadin Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)