#2173: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, [October 8, 1940]

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My Dear Roscoe1;

I am delighted to have the photographs! They are so interesting of all of you. How pretty Virginia3 has grown! I wish I could have seen her. Mary Virginia4 admires her so much. M.V. isn't really pretty any more, poor dear, but she has come up wonderfully since her serious illness last summer. When you saw her she weighted ninety odd pounds. She has come up to 108, and I have come down to 124. I tell her we will meet after while. I'm still buried in page proofs5, but I have taken enough time off to go to the dentist, so I no longer have toothache.

Hastily Willie