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way to get such a cold as she has had & sitting up all night helped to make it sure. I am in hopes the worst will be over now & none of you take it.

I was talking in the back yard with my neighbor & she thinks her son is in bad shape. he had hemeroids [[hemorrhoids]] & the doctor he was helped out of them by gave him some powerful stuff that nocked [[knocked]] out the heart. she feels worried more so on account of his being out there where she cant [[can't]] see him. every one has something to worry them. well I have been up stairs for two hours ripping an old bedquilt to pieces. so to get the cotton for my quilt I am making the cotton is as good as ever it was & there was no reason why I shouldn't use it for the new one I have started, so now I have got it under way. Pa stayed up in his room meanwhile, so he could be near me, very quiet

I am going to start supper now.
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