#0418: Willa Cather to Frances Smith Cather, [June 26, 1918]

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Dearest Aunt Franc1.

How proud and thankful to God this citation4 must make you in spite of all your grief. How proud it must have made G. P.5, to, and how thankful; to feel in himself the calm courage to do things like this, at a time that mercilessly sorts base men from true.

A dozen people have telephoned me today to ask if that splendid man who headed the list of splendid men in all the papers were any kin of mine. He has covered us all with a credit we do not deserve—none of us except you and Uncle George6.

Lovingly Willie
Mrs. George P. Cather1 Bladen3 Nebraska NEW YORK, N.Y. STA.C2 JUN 26 1918 930 PM Willa Cather