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#0149: Willa Cather to Guglielmo Ferrero, January 15, 1909

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EDITORIAL ROOMS My dear Mr. Ferrero1:-

Mr. McClure4 tells me that he had an interview with you thir morning. Could you make such an arrangement with the Putnam's5 that they would be willing to let us see the manuscript of your lectures as soon as possible? I understand that of these lectures the one on "Antony and Cleopatra"6 and the one on the "Municipal Corruption of Rome"7 are to be published in Putnam's Monthly. Perhaps among the remaining six there is another which would be popular enough in its appeal to make it available for us. I understand that the lectures are to appear in book form in the Spring. In such case we would be able to use one of the lectures8 in our April number, if we could find one available. The April number is now being made up and we would, of course, have to see the manuscripts as soon as possible.

I have just received your telephone message and shall call to see you at the Hotel this evening at half past six.

Very sincerely yours, Willa Sibert Cather Professor Guglielmo Ferrero, Hotel Astor, New York City2.