#0453: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, March 2 [1919]

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Return F.G. F.G. Dear Mr. Greenslet1:

When do you sail for England4? I am sending you a note from Mencken5, in answer to one I wrote him thanking him for his very amiable review6.

Do you know7 a Mr. Melchers8, of the Booksellers' Monthly9, or some such magazine. He came in here on Friday with some newspaper people from Chicago10 for the purpose of begging me to stick to the "middle West" and not to write novels about Greenwich Village2. When I told him you admired a change of scene he became very eloquent, and declared he spoke from the selling end.

How is the book11 selling12 in the West? Melchers declared it was "going strong."

Please have a copy of "Dear Folks at Home"13 sent to me, if it is any good.

Faithfully W. S. C.

I think it's nice of Mencken to take so much interest.