#2652: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, August 3 [1933]

More about this letter…
Plain view:

Guide to Reading Letter Transcriptions

Some of these features are only visible when "plain text" is off.

Textual Feature Appearance
passage deleted with a strikethrough mark deleted passage
passage deleted by overwritten added letters overwritten passage
passage added above the line passage with added text above
passage added on the line passage with added text inline
passage added in the margin passage with text added in margin
handwritten addition to a typewritten letter typed passage with added handwritten text
missing or unreadable text missing text noted with "[illegible]"
uncertain transcriptions word[?]
notes written by someone other than Willa Cather Note in another's hand
printed letterhead text printed text
text printed on postcards, envelopes, etc. printed text
text of date and place stamps stamped text
B K8/10 ⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ My Dear Alfred1;

Here is Greenslet's3 reply4 to the letter I dictated to him in your office. It came a month ago, but I replied5 to it only last week, saying merely that since he has taken that stand I see no use in discussing the matter further with him.

I am sorry6 about7 Von Schmidt8. I am afraid he has too many wives and too many babies. I should really have thanked him f for the work he did on the illustrated "Archbishop"9, you know, and I never did thank him. I like his drawings much better now than I did at first.

The weather here2 is delightful. The days are warm and sunny, but we10 need a fire in the fireplace every evening. I have at last got to work again.

Faithfully always Willa Cather Received
AUG-91933 AM