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#0011: Willa Cather to Louise Pound, August 6, 1892

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Dear Louise1:

I am going to rid myself of these detestable book that have lain around making me miserable long enough, speaking of the things which should have been and were not.

Please dont get hot and consider me impudent, for I cant read a word of them, and they are surely not things of beauty, so what do I want with them.

Just read them; when you are through you can do what you please with them. If they are in your way you cant donate them to university or submerge them in Lake Lincoln, only please let them be yours to donat or submerge.

Yours William