January 30th, 1879
As I failed to get my letter to the office yesterday, and have time tonight, I have something to try your patience a little while longer with my nonsense. We had a nice shower night before last & yesterday it rained about 4 inches more.
Dolphus told _(?)_ yesterday_(?)_ horse_(?)_ "Pa wouldn't let us have a single horse _(?)_ our both.
I have not been out to see Miss Genie yet, but I intend to go soon, nothing
Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, January 30, 1879]. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128727/. Accessed August 30, 2014.