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#0129: Willa Cather to William Eaton Chandler, July 16, 1907

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July 22
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Hon. William E. Chandler1 Waterloo, N.H.5
My Dear Mr. Chandler;

In the last chapter of our "History of Christian Science"6 it will be necessary to take up the litigation now in progress, and I fervently hope that by that time we shall be able to set down in or our chronicle the result of the action. The most human and interesting way to treat this episode, I think, will be through to approach it through a review of George Glover7's relations with his mother8. I am going to Nebraska9 to visit my family in about ten days, and I should MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE,
like to go on furthur west and see Mr. Glover. Could you give me a letter to Mr. Glover or to his daughter10? If you would feel at liberty to suggest that they talk freely to me, I shall be very glad indeed to submit to you the proofs of the article making use of the information they furnish me. This article would not be published before February, and in submitting the proofs to you I shall ask you to cut out any statement of Mr. Glover's which might be detrimental to his interests.

I should like, if possible, to get a full and detailed story from Mr. Glover in the first place, and then cut out whatever you wish me to cut.—Of course the MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE,
article will not be written in the form of an interview—Even if I use very little of his information, I can, of course, write much better from a full knowledge than from a superficial one. If you feel that you can conscienciously recommend my discretion to the Glover's, you would be giving very material assistance to Mr. McClure11 and to me.

Mr. Peabody12 says you have been unable to find a copy of the 1881 edition of "Science and Health."13 I have one of my own which I should be very glad to lend you for the next few weeks if it will be of any service to you. If you would like to have it, I can mail it to Waterloo at once. If we have anything MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE,
else that could be of use to you, please do not hesitate to command us.

Very sincerely yours Willa Sibert Cather