#2639: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, September 9, 1931

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[illegible] PATRONS ARE REQUESTED TO FAVOR THE COMPANY BY CRITICISM AND SUGGESTION CONCERNING ITS SERVICE WESTERN
UNION
CLASS OF SERVICE
This is a full-rate
Telegram or Cable-
gram unless its de-
ferred character is in-
dicated by a suitable
sign above or preced-
ing the address.
SIGNS
DL = Day Letter
NM = Night Message
NL = Night Letter
LCO = Deferred Cable
NLT = Cable Night Letter
WLT = Week-End Letter
NEWCOMB CARLTON, PRESIDENT J. C. WILLEVER, FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT The filing time as shown in the date line on full-rate telegrams and day letters, and the time of receipt at destination as shown on all messages, is STANDARD TIME. Received at ARCADE, HECKSHER BLDG.N.Y. NH41 17 DL=GRANDMANAN NB2 9 NFT ALFRED A KNOPF=1 730 FIFTH AVE=

ABSOLUTELY AGREE WITH YOUR LETTER3 OF SEPTEMBER FOUR REGARDING GOVERNOR CROSS4 PARAGRAPH5 AND OTHER SUGGESTIONS FOR JACKET6=

WILLA CATHER. THE QUICKEST, SUREST AND SAFEST WAY TO SEND MONEY IS BY TELEGRAPH OR CABLE