#2321: Willa Cather to Virginia Cather, May 10 [1931]

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STEPHEN SMITH, M. D.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR
CHARLES W. THOMPSON, M. D.
ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
J. A. COLLIE, M. D.
RESIDENT PHYSICIAN
ETHEL FANSON, M. D.
PATHOLOGIST
LAS ENCINAS
SANITARIUM4

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA2
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
GEORGE DOCK, M. D., PRES.
W. JARVIS BARLOW, M. D.
F. C. E. MATTISON, M. D.
STEPHEN SMITH, M. D.
F. H. MACPHERSON
Dear Virginia1;

Grandmother5 wants me to write you a note on "Mothers' Day". You are a dear girl to write her so often, and I enjoy your letters as much as she does. You can not know how much letters mean to her—how she watches the path in the shrubbery for the post–boy's white coat, and how she smiles STEPHEN SMITH, M. D.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR
CHARLES W. THOMPSON, M. D.
ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
J. A. COLLIE, M. D.
RESIDENT PHYSICIAN
ETHEL FANSON, M. D.
PATHOLOGIST
LAS ENCINAS
SANITARIUM
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
GEORGE DOCK, M. D., PRES.
W. JARVIS BARLOW, M. D.
F. C. E. MATTISON, M. D.
STEPHEN SMITH, M. D.
F. H. MACPHERSON
when he hoe holds up a letter. When I'm here I always resolve to write every day hereafter—but I never am able to keep that resolution. You do better than any of the grandchildren, you and Helen Louise6 she counts on. I'm very grateful to you both for writing to her so often.

With love to you, my dear, Willa Cather

So glad you like the blue scarf, dear.

RETURN IN [missing]DAYS TO
LAS ENCINAS
PASADENA, CALIF.2
Miss Virginia Cather1 Baldwin House Northampton3 Mass. PASADENA,CALIF. E. PASADENA STA.2 MAY 11 1931 730 AM Air Mail