#1108: Willa Cather to Carrie Miner Sherwood, May 2 [1932]

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VIRTUS NON STEMMA
The Grosvenor3
35 FIFTH AVENUE
New York2
My Dear Carrie1;

Our letters must have crossed, I think. I was so glad to hear that a nice rain had fallen on our new trees. Edith4 sent you the Traveler's Aid5 booklet she got out this year, not as an appeal for subscriptions! but because we thought you would be interested in the splendid photographs. They were all made from real cases- - - people the Traveler's Aid has helped. I think the old women are lovely.

This morning I got a telegram from Mac.6 and I do rejoice at the good news7. Please give Helen8 a whole arm-full of love from me the very first time you see her.

Virginia9 went to a concert with me last night and had dinner with me. I always enjoy seeing her so much.

I had a lovely breakfast with Yehudi Menuhin10 the day before he sailed for France11, and we spent the whole morning in the park together. He had only two days here before catching his boat12, and I was greatly pleased that he gave all the best part of one day to me. His whole nature is as beautiful as his face and his talent.

Lovingly Willie