going to get hay this evening.
I am getting along very well with my reading, and if Fletcher don't mind I'll get ahead of him. I have nearly finished another book. I intend to study hard so as to get ready to attend lectures next fall.
I intend to read all the time I have untill then, but I'll have to work hard to get the funds to go on for Pa can't help me, so I'll have to help myself.
I look forward to Christmas as the first pleasure I'll have soon, for I haven't time to think of pleasure now.
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 February 10, 2016.