#2315: Willa Cather to Elizabeth Cather and Margaret Cather, October 22 [1930]

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ACCOMMODATIONS FOR
200 GUESTS
THE SHATTUCK INN6
and ANNEX
ALL MODERN
CONVENIENCES
AT THE FOOT OF MONADNOCK MOUNTAIN
JAFFREY, N.H.
AMERICAN PLAN OPEN ALL THE YEAR Darling Twinnies1;

Today I am sending you a box of foolish German Christmas toys, which you must not open until Christmas!

I am working hard and taking lovely long walks. I have many friends here2, who do so many nice things for me, and I love this kind of life. Today I should be taking a Doctor of Laws from the University of California7, on the occasion of the inauguration of their new President8. But I ACCOMMODATIONS FOR
200 GUESTS
THE SHATTUCK INN
and ANNEX
ALL MODERN
CONVENIENCES
AT THE FOOT OF MONADNOCK MOUNTAIN
JAFFREY, N.H.
AMERICAN PLAN OPEN ALL THE YEARsimply couldn't go—didn't dare break my story9 again—and had to telegraph my regrets. Therefore, since I couldn't accept, it's a secret, but I'd like my twinnies and their parents10 to know.

With love, your Aunt W. S. C.
THE SHATTUCK INN
AT THE FOOT OF
MONADNOCK MOUNTAIN
JAFFREY, N.H.2
Margaret3 & Elizabeth Cather4 1225 South Centre St. Casper5 Wyoming JAFFREY N.H.2 OCT 22 1930 230 PM