Dear Mother We received your welcome letter, that Ben Smith brought, this morning at meeting & were very glad to hear that thee was so much better. I was so sorry to hear that Tom's knee was worse. I suppose his fall had something to do with it. I took Father's letter in to Uncle H. about Tom, & he seemed to think it was probably nothing more than a common boil caused by using the alum & wiskey & ointment when there was a little heat in it, but of course
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