#0369: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, October 23 [1916]

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FG Dear Mr. Greenslet1:

Thank you for sending me the books from John Murray3. I'm glad to have them. I enclose a letter4 from Garden City. There would be no point in my buying these plates5, would there? Let me know what you think6 of it.

Have you7 seen the article "Nordica In Fiction"8 in the Musical Courier9 of Sept. 29? Why am I said to write like Mrs. Wharton10? It is an honor that I dream not of. The musical editor11 of the Globe12 writes me that old George Young13 threatens to bring suit against me and McClures14. He never will.

My mother15 has been seriously ill, so I've not been doing much beyond making notes for "The Blue Mesa."16

Yes17, I'd like to bring out an expurgated and revised edition of April Twilights18 sometime. You are good to offer to do it.

I'll be in New York19 by the middle of November.

Faithfully Willa Cather.