[Wed. Oct. 8, 1902] Arrived Wash. D. C. 1:30 p.m. #523, "Raleigh" - sick with bowel trouble - City filled with G.A.R. - thousands of them & Hotel full - got room finally. Grand parade - could not see it - 20 G.A.R. from Alaska & Wash - [Thursday 9] Still sick - afraid must go to hospital. Went to drug store & got prescription Equal parts: tincture, - Capsicum gum myrrh lobelia and valerian. "Hot stuff".