[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, August 24, 1879] Page: 1 of 5 (Transcription)

[Note: this letter is badly damaged and unreadable in places.]

Rockwall, Aug. 24th (1879)

Dear Emma,

I arrived home [Unreadable] nine o'clock, very tired and about worn out. Found all well at home and looking for me. Pa asked me why I didn't come home when the other boys did. I told him I didn't have my business arranged at that time; he wanted to know what business I had to arrange. Ma wanted to know what I meant. I told her I would tell her in the morning. She talked on and wanted to know when Willie was planning to move. I told her about the first of Oct., She says "has he sold his crop? I said "yes". "Who to" I told her he had

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Brewer, John C. [Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, August 24, 1879], letter, August 24, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128738/m1/1/transcription/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer.