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  Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer
 Decade: 1870-1879
 Year: 1879
 Month: September
[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, September 3, 1879]

[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, September 3, 1879]

Date: September 3, 1879
Creator: Brewer, John C.
Description: Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis discussing mutual acquaintances, John feeling ill, and crops.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, September 1, 1879]

[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, September 1, 1879]

Date: September 1, 1879
Creator: Davis, Emma
Description: Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing a trip her family is planning, harvesting crops, and mutual acquaintances.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer
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