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

Emma, you need not have any fear of interesting me for any thing you write will interest me. I can hardly wait for the letters to come, I am so anxious to see them. If I could only see you, I could tell you more in a few moments than I could write in a week.

I called on some young ladies Sunday, but I was not well and they were not either, so I did not enjoy myself scarcely any.

Thank you Emma for your kind wishes in regard to my studies. This leaves me only tolerably well. I have no strength scarcely, and I don't know when I will get well.

I shall wait impatiently for your answer to this.

Your "Dearest" friend,
Johnie

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Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, September 8, 1878], letter, September 8, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128722/m1/5/transcription/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.