[Ann G. Muir]
shoulder and often shoots upward [illegible]aim not troubled much through the day as through the night not flannel seems to help me.
If you can suggest any thing to rub on it I would be obliged
I hope you will all have a very happy Christmas
With kindred love to all I am affectionately Mother
Portage Decr. 11 1888
It seems a very long time since I have had a letter from any of you but I expect you are all well
We are all surprised to think we are so near Christmas and still have beautiful weather
We have not had any snow at all and no severe frosts
We have had a church fair and they realized over two hundred dollars, and last week we had a fair for the improvement of the cemetery and they got [six?] hundred dollars a great deal of work has been done there such as making roads and [putting?] water all through it The place has been neglected for years but looks well now
I hope you are well and as busy as ever
Annie's health seems better than it was when she came home she still used her medicine
For some months past I have been troubled with Pains in my neck Probably it is only cold. The Pain often begins on the bone behind my right ear and goes down my
1888 Dec 11
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