#0407: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, [January 1918]

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FG Dear Mr. Greenslet1;

I am afraid the Introduction will be almost the last thing I write. I shall have to wait to see how far the story3 tells itself before I know how much to put inot the introduction. But I will do it as soon as I can.

Tomorrow I shall send back to you the dummy4 Miss Bishop5 left with me. I like the look of it very much. My name on the cover is 'Willa S. Cather'; if it is not too much trouble I wish you would ask them to cut out the S and solder the plate, leaving it simply 'Willa Cather'. I think the S looks too business-like for the qeer queer title above it. Cutting out the S., you have a bunch of queer enough proper names!

I shall have another bunch of copy to send you in two weeks.

Faithfully yours W. S. C.

Please send Miss Bishop over soon again!