[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, May 18 & 19, 1879]

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Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. The first part of the letter is dated May 18, 1879, and the second part is dated May 19, 1879. The first part discusses John being ill, a barbecue John and Emma attended, and mutual acquaintances. The second part discusses John feeling better, and a "singing" he went to.

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[6] p. ; 18 x 22 cm., folded to 18 x 11 cm.

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Brewer, John C. May 18, 1879.

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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.

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Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. The first part of the letter is dated May 18, 1879, and the second part is dated May 19, 1879. The first part discusses John being ill, a barbecue John and Emma attended, and mutual acquaintances. The second part discusses John feeling better, and a "singing" he went to.

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[6] p. ; 18 x 22 cm., folded to 18 x 11 cm.

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Texas History Collection

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  • May 18, 1879

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  • May 18, 1879 - May 19, 1879

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  • Nov. 14, 2010, 7:06 p.m.

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  • July 19, 2013, 2:35 p.m.

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Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, May 18 & 19, 1879], letter, May 18, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128733/: accessed July 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.