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#0086: Willa Cather to James Hulme Canfield, May 21, 1903

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My Dear Dr. Canfield1;

I want to tell you how much I appreciate all the trouble you have been taking in my behalf lately, sending the books3 out and writing the letters to accompany them. I surely feel mightily pleased that you think I'm worth the pains.

I had a most enjoyable visit with Mrs. Canfield4 and Dorothy5 when I was in6 New York7. If you had been there the party would have been quite complete. I have'nt yet recovered from the number of places and people Dorothy put me through. I hope that you will be at home next time and put a wholesome restraint on the enthusiasm of your women folk, which has no regard for possible weaknesses of the flesh.

With the best hopes and wishes for you all Faithfully Willa S. Cather.