[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, January 30, 1879] Page: 1 of 3 (Transcription)

January 30th, 1879

Dear Emma,

As I failed to get my letter to the office yesterday, and have time tonight, I have something to try your patience a little while longer with my nonsense. We had a nice shower night before last & yesterday it rained about 4 inches more.

Dolphus told _(?)_ yesterday_(?)_ horse_(?)_ "Pa wouldn't let us have a single horse _(?)_ our both.

I have not been out to see Miss Genie yet, but I intend to go soon, nothing preventing.

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Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, January 30, 1879], letter, January 30, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128727/m1/1/transcription/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.