[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, July 22, 1879] Page: 1 of 3 (Transcription)

[Note: This letter is torn on a fold and some words are missing.]

July 22nd (1879)

Miss Emma Davis
Angels Abode
Ever dear friend,

I received your most welcome and [missing] received missive yesterday eve. I had begun to think you had forgotten to write to me or else was sick. Willie said you told him you would write in a few days, but I must confess I was getting a little impatient. But I can truly say I was more than paid for waiting on reading your most precious letter. Most assuredly, I will excuse your writing, for you write better even now than any of my other correspondents. I could read your letters in the dark (almost).

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Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, July 22, 1879], letter, July 22, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128736/m1/1/transcription/: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.