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  Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer
 Decade: 1870-1879
 Year: 1879
 Month: May
 Day: 18th
[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, May 18 & 19, 1879]

[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, May 18 & 19, 1879]

Date: May 18, 1879
Creator: Brewer, John C.
Description: Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. The first part of the letter is dated May 18, 1879, and the second part is dated May 19, 1879. The first part discusses John being ill, a barbecue John and Emma attended, and mutual acquaintances. The second part discusses John feeling better, and a "singing" he went to.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer
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