What consolation this dream, and the assurance that came to her husband a few hours before, brought to them! She reported:

We found in the morning that our boy had passed a restless night. He seemed to be in a high fever until noon. Then the fever left him, and he appeared quite well, except weak.

He had eaten but one small cracker through his five days' sickness. He came up rapidly, and has had better health than he has had for several years before (ibid., p. 153).