Maggie R. [Margaret Muir Reid]
of oatmeal tea between [meals?] and done justice to parrich & milk. and taken soemthing stronger at bed time and slept alone too. sometimes I thought I felt stronger. but about 2 nights ago I had one of my worst spells. after going to bed I had a chill especially between my shoulders I got up and took some B[T?] water. and with other means got warm sometime after took another spoonful and droped to sleep. but must hae had a hard fit. by the chill and other bad feelings which comes after. and especially the soreness & stiffness in my limbs with being rigid I suppose. Y the terrible mental depression which is hardest to bear of all. quite a chapter about myself. I hope I have not made you nervousburn up this letter when you read it please.This is thanksgiving I wish the Muir family. & families were not so far apart some of our family went to Church & some staid at home today & John went hunting Jack Rabbits part of the day.I thank you for the letter on the Yellowstone Park it is exceedingly interesting. and wonderful. Mr. Wells is going to print it in our local paper __ I hope you are all well I am sure Louie & Wanda would be glad to see you home again. give me love to Louie. and kiss Wanda for me. tell her auntie would like another letter from her
1885 Nov 26
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0556
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