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#0060: Willa Cather to William Valentine Alexander, January 17, 1900

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EDITORIAL ROOMS
Pittsburg Leader3
Mr. Wm. V. Alexander1, Ladies Home Journal4, Philadelphia5. My Dear Mr. Alexander;

I return the proofs6 of the article7 on Ethelbert Nevin8, with the additional matter you desired arranged in a series of inserts, which seems to be the most convenient way of handling it. I have followed your suggestions as closely as possible in their preparation, and hope they will bring the article up to the standard you desire. I have indicated a paragraph or two that I think might be dispensed with in condensing the article, and minus them, I do not think it will go beyond 1600 words.

Thanking you again for the interest you have taken in the article, and the trouble you have been kind enough to take in its behalf, I am

Faithfully yours Willa Sibert Cather.