[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, February 12-14, 1879]

Description

Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. The first part of the letter is dated February 12, 1879, and the second part is dated February 14, 1879. The first part discusses John and Emma being ill. The second part mentions a social John is going to.

Physical Description

[2] p. ; 36 x 12 cm., folded to 18 x 12 cm.

Creation Information

Brewer, John C. 1879-02-12/1879-02-14.

Context

This letter is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this letter or its content.

Named Persons

People who are significant in some way to the content of this letter. Additional names may appear in Subjects below.

Rights Holder

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Unknown

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this letter as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this letter useful in their work.

Provided By

Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer

The Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer consists of 39 letters revealing the courtship of Emma Davis and John C. Brewer between 1876 and 1879. John C. Brewer was living in Rockwall County and Emma Davis was in Hopkins County at the time. The collection includes transcriptions of each letter.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this letter. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. The first part of the letter is dated February 12, 1879, and the second part is dated February 14, 1879. The first part discusses John and Emma being ill. The second part mentions a social John is going to.

Physical Description

[2] p. ; 36 x 12 cm., folded to 18 x 12 cm.

Subjects

Keyword

University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure

Language

Item Type

Collections

This letter is part of the following collection of related materials.

Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

What responsibilities do I have when using this letter?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this letter.

Creation Date

  • 1879-02-12/1879-02-14

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • February 12, 1879 - February 14, 1879

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 14, 2010, 7:06 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 19, 2013, 2:32 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this letter last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 7

Where

Geographical information about where this letter originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Letter

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, February 12-14, 1879], letter, 1879-02-12/1879-02-14; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128728/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.