J[oanna Muir Brown]
Mother [Ann G. Muir] Sarah [Galloway] & Annie [Muir]
deal of sleep and the next morning she smiled a sweet little faint smile of recognition she had not known us the day before, and [our?] hearts from lighter with hope, but the next day the disease went to the brain this continued as four days then this seemed [illegible]where one month commenced and the [illegible]extended to the stomach and with exhausted powers there was no longer strength left to come out and Tuesday afternoon faintness [stricken word] came on which marked the beginning of the end. she had times of good [illegible] and [illegible] suffering alternating with short rests and de[illegible] the remainder of the day and following night gradually growing weaker
Kansas City, Mo.
1885 Jul 27
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