June 4th, 1879
Miss Emma Davis
Dearest of friends,
I received your most welcome and gladly received letter Monday before yesterday, but was so rushed I didn't have time to answer sooner. I am glad to inform you that I have recovered from my spell of measles. Genie (Brewer) and Dosia have both had them since I recovered, and are both up and about again.
You spoke of the Examination at S. S. The examination at Rockwall takes place this
week, exhibition commenced to- night and ends tomorrow night. I think I shall go and if
possible get a
Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, June 4, 1879]. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128734/. Accessed December 19, 2014.