[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, August 21, 1878] Page: 5 of 6 (Transcription)

(Duty before pleasure)

I wish you could come up here and stay long enough to go around and see our country and town but I don't think you would like it for it has no attractions scarcely that I could ever see. There's a lady here that teaches music and I want to let her see how little she knows and how foolishly she plays. I think if she could hear you once she would quit teaching and go to taking lessons again.

For fear I weary you, I will close.

I shall look for an early and long letter.

I am as ever, Yours,
Johnie Brewer

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Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, August 21, 1878], letter, August 21, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128721/m1/5/transcription/: accessed January 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.