#2102: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, [November 13, 1932]

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VIRTUS NON STEMMA
The Grosvenor4
35 FIFTH AVENUE
New York2
Dear Roscoe1;

Good girl5! I'll try to gives her a good time at Christmas!6

Insurance paper received, and in deposit box. Last week I got a royalty check7 from England8 for five hundred and sixty pounds (much the biggest 6 months royalty check I've ever had from over there) and when I took it to bank the pound was so low that I just couldn't cash it. I saved it a week and made fifty dollars on slight rise in exchange. That fifty pleased me more than the five hundred pounds! Remember that one-fourth of my British royalties had been lopped off for British tax, and this 560 was left. I feel quite chesty; very few of their own authors get that much in six months. English writers live almost entirely on their American market, you know.

Hastily W.
Mr. R. C. Cather1 1225 South Center St Casper3 Wyoming NEW YORK N. Y.2 NOV 13 1932 530 PM The Grosvenor4 35 FIFTH AVENUE New York