David [Gilrye Muir]


[Daniel H. Muir]


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[office of Parry & Muir letterhead]ConfidentialKatie is holding her own & even seems to be gaining in strength. You ask what she is doing for it she has a [illegible] to apply & for her [stricken word] blood she takes back-thorn berries once a week. Thus 12 berries steeped so long [in?] drinks 1/2 of the tea [illegible] & 1/2 next a mThere is no fluid extract of [clover?] in town. is it [Clover?] or sweet Clover.Her [breast?] is shrinking down smaller & smaller almost to a level with her body. The opening is 3/4 inch long U 2/8 inch wide close to the nipple [illegible] matter oozes out the flesh is bright red almost pink


Portage, Wisc.

Date Original

[ca. 1884]


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0178

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