[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, September 8, 1878] Page: 1 of 5 (Transcription)

Prairie Mound
Sept. 8th, 1878

My best Friend

I received your most welcome and thrice perused letter by this evening's mail. I have haunted the P. Office every day for nearly a week in expectation of a letter from you but have been disappointed every time untill this eve; when I had intended not to expect a letter but on riding up to the office I looked through the window I saw your letter in the box. I knew the envelope, and Oh! Emma, you don't know how happy I was. I felt like yelling

Upcoming Pages

Here’s what’s next.

upcoming item: 2 2 of 5
upcoming item: 3 3 of 5
upcoming item: 4 4 of 5
upcoming item: 5 5 of 5

Show all pages in this letter.

This letter can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.

Tools / Downloads

Get a copy of this page .

Citing and Sharing

Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.

Reference the current page of this Letter.

Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, September 8, 1878], letter, September 8, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128722/m1/1/transcription/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.