#2526: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, [February 4, 1922]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Mr. Knopf1;

Here is the text for the Jacket3. I am sending it to your house, as I am utterly unable to get your office by telephone-- you seem almost as telephoneless as I am! - and I am sure you will be at home this evening. Perhaps you will have more time to regarder it there than you would at your desk.

Miss Lewis4 says that it's very difficult to write an ad5 for a story6 when the author insists that the theme of the story must not be whispered in the ad! Please ask Mr. Spier7 to have a proof made of this and send it to me, as she may be able to better the text in the proof. And if you yourself have any suggestions8 to make, please let me have the benefit of them.

Faithfully yours W. S. C.

All the galley proofs9 of the novel are now in my hands. About when would you like to have them done?

I look forward to hearing Miss Hess10 on Monday11.