#2157: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, December 30 [1939]

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My Dear Boy1;

The lovely violets came on Christmas eve, just after I got home from having dinner with Yehudi5 and Nola6, just the three of us and the baby7. When I opened the box the fresh fragrance and your card brought made a lovely ending to a beautiful day. And those flowers from you bring so many memories from back through the long years. I wish I could talk to you about them all—and I shall manage to, before so very long. This is a secret, but, but we must meet at some hotel on the C.P.R.8, or some other railroad, where no one will know us. Perhaps Vancouver9?

Lovingly your Willie

Isn't Margaret II10 a niece to be proud of? Such vitality! Elizabeth11 sent me her new photograph for Christmas.

FROM CATHER
570 PARK AVE.3, NEW YORK CITY2
Mr. R. C. Cather,1 First Savings Bank of Colusa, Colusa,4 California. NEW YORK, N. Y. STA Y2 DEC 30 1939 2 PM Personal