Sanilac County, 1875-1877. Hardcover. Good. Item #21-1205
12.5 x 5.5", marbled boards, green leather spine, hand numbered pages 1-106 plus approximately 20 unnumbered pages, disbound, covers well-worn and rubbed, missing spine tips, loose/detached pages, soiling, inkstains. Handwriting is legible. Pages may have one or two notes or are completely filled in. Dr. Vincent delivered several babies, pulled teeth, treated a burned child and had a patient (William Bradley) die of tuberculosis. The entries aren't very detailed, mainly that he went to see someone. He lists the patients' names, one per page, who he saw and what he was paid for the visit. On occasion he traded his services for a horse or corn. The doctor usually bought needed items for his patients like bees, a heifer, ducks, hemlock logs, various fruits and vegetables, yarn, venison. Some of the names: Loveless Wright, Hiram Yakes, Martin Decker, Halsey Thayer, William Cutler, James Stonghtenburg, William A. Sweet. There is no indication of community in the ledger but research indicated Dr. Vincent practiced in Sanilac County and several of the patients lived in Deckerville. Sold as is.