#2293: Willa Cather to Virginia Cather, [April 10, 1927]

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CHALFONTE–HADDON HALL
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
WRITTEN FROM HADDON HALL
Dearest Virginia1;

There are many opinions about what was in the cave4—but I think it was a rattlesnake den. Jacinto5 thought there might be some around loose under the faggots. He was afraid the heat would warm the big fellows up and bring them out. An Indian always knows the rattlesnake smell, but the Bishop hadn't enough experience.

We enjoyed M.V.'s6 Visit(Easter Vacation), though we saw little of her. But we enjoyed that little, and I think she did. I took her to one very grand party7. Miss Lewis8 is down here2 getting well by the sea. She joins me in love to you.

Willa Cather
Miss Virginia Cather1 1225 Centre Street Casper3 Wyoming ATLANTIC CITY N. J.2 APR 12 1927 1 AM CHALFONTE–HADDON HALL
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.2