A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Irene Miner Weisz,  Sunday [Feb. 11, 1923] , from New YorkNewberry 

Check is to repay her for the bag purchased at Marshall Fields. Josephine is ill; dining at the Wolcott tonight [reason this is on Wolcott stationery]. Knopfs both ill with influenza and had to delay sailing until next Saturday. Please send recipe for Charlotte Russe. Still has a cough.   Willie   [Stout #671]

To Blanche Knopf,  n.d. [c. Feb. 14, 1923?] HRC 

Bon voyage. Very happy with their work on One of Ours and the recent story. Likes their work in general.   Willa   [Stout #672]

To H. L. MenckenFeb. 27, 1923, from New YorkNYPL 

Apparently caught the flu from the Knopfs and is in hospital. Suggests "Paul's Case" for the German translation he spoke of. [Signed for her by M. P. Spaw(?)]   [Stout #674]

To H. L. Mencken,  Monday [Mar. 10, 1923?] NYPL 

Ancestors were Virginians, one great-great-grandfather from Alsace. Otherwise from Ireland, but came to America before the Revolution. Expects to see the Knopfs in Paris. Very pleased with them and likes them personally.   Willa Cather   [Stout #678]

To Blanche KnopfJune 12,[1923], from Hotel du Quai Voltaire, ParisHRC 

Enjoyed the fruit basket during her crossing. Hotel is just across from the Louvre. Enjoying theatre and music inexpensively, though merchandise in shops is high. Will go to the South with the Hambourgs in two weeks.   Willa Cather   [Stout #687]

To Blanche Knopf,  Monday [Dec. 8, 1924?] HRC 

Just getting into some new work and is staying in hiding until it gets further along. Not accepting invitations until after January 1. Please send last part of manuscript and she will get it ready for typesetting.   Willa Cather   [Stout #758]

To Blanche KnopfJan. 4, [1925], note on a torn scrap of paper ; HRC 

Carnelians are beautiful. Had a lovely Christmas.   Willa Cather   [Stout #764]

To Blanche Knopf,  Friday [Jan. 30, 1925?; stamped into office Feb. 1] HRC 

Thanks for returning her overshoes and umbrella.   W. S. C.   [Stout #767]

To Pat [Knopf],  n.d. [spring 1925?] UVa 

Appreciated his Easter greeting and candy. Glad he likes the new story ["Uncle Valentine"?, Feb., March 1925] and Ántonia. Some day he will realize A Lost Lady is a better book than O Pioneers!.   Willa Cather   [Stout #780]

To Blanche Knopf,  n.d. [c. May 23, 1925] HRC 

What she is sending is late but was carefully done and seems to be good [essay "Katherine Mansfield"]. Please send proofs.   W. S. C.   [Stout #784]

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