December, MONDAY, 26, 1864.
a Pleasent time very stormy raining all day i went out in the afternoon but did not get far vincent was about as usol I went down to school but did
Not stay Nell did not go out she had the sore throt the last Tuesday ni the year i was quit well but i felt it to be my duty to go to meeting we
had quit a Pleasent meeting few out very damp vincent called for me to go to the concert alfred was up to seele stoped a minute Nell did not Come this evening
A sore throat appears to have been a common illness. Nell suffered from a sore throat on December 27, 1864, February 27, 1865, and March 1, 5, 7, and 11, 1865. Ellen suffered from a sore throat on March 3, 1865. Emilie suffered from a sore throat November 23, 1863 until December 31, 1863.