to interest me. I could never grow tired of reading your writing, or listening to your
I shall never forget the night we were at Mr. Waggoner's, nor the Sabbath eve we walked together.
Your picture, Emma, lies before me, and not a day, nor even a half day has passed that I have not gazed on it and longed to see the original. I am not very well today, having taken a very severe cold a few nights since. I can scarcely talk and my hand trembles so I can hardly write, but I'll work it off now as we are
Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, August 21, 1878]. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128721/. Accessed August 22, 2014.