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#0132: Willa Cather to William E. Chandler, November 29, 1907

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My Dear Mr. Chandler1;

Dr. E. J. Foster6 told me that he had placed in your hands a diary which he kept at Mrs. Eddy7's suggestion and which contained many of her utterances. This diary he is willing that I should quote from8 if you have no objection. I shall return to Boston9 in about a week and I write to ask you whether you could then let me have access to this book? I would use from it only such extracts as you consented to my using copying. If you could permit me to make extracts from the diary, or even to read it, you would be rendering me very great assistance, and I hope you may see your way to help me. If you could send the book to Mr. Peabody10, I could examine it in his office.

Very Sincerely yours Willa Sibert Cather