Messrs Carmichael & Son

We have a boy
about 18 or 20 years old, Who have
the mumps, he has been con
-find two or three days--Isabella
has given him a Cathartick. I
shall blead him today. he has
high feavours. & a voilent pain
in the lower parts of his belley.
& has not made water but
very seldom. Isabella our
Doctriss has believed flaxceed
tea proper, however your
advice & what medisin
you may think [proper] will be
greatfully received ---

Yrs respectly

Wm Herndon