[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, October 15, 1878] Page: 1 of 6 (Transcription)

Rockwall, Oct. 15th (1878)

Miss Emma Davis
Dearest Friend

In compliance with your request to write soon, I now try to answer your most welcome missive which came to hand last eve. Emma, I looked and longed for your letter one week and a half but was repaid for my patience by receiving your most welcome letter yesterday. Emma, I don't feel very well this morning, so if you find any mistakes of any nature, you will please overlook them. You say you will have to enroll me amongst your list of "flatterers." Emma, I hardly ever flatter any one and you never. I some times flatter girls of the

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Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, October 15, 1878], letter, October 15, 1878; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128724/m1/1/transcription/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.