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From: George Wilkinson <>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 17:31:55 -0400

Recently I came across some old pictures, one of which showed a very young
child in her casket. This was the only picture ever taken of my mother's
oldest sister who died about 1899-1900 at the age of 14 months. The cause
of death was shown as "Summer Complaint". Can anyone give me an idea of
just what this term meant.

Bud Wilkinson

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