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#0160: Willa Cather to Harriet Hurd McClure, May 18, 1909

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Dear Mrs. McClure1;

Thank you many times for your cordial letter. I expect to start for Divonne3 as soon as George Meredith’s4 funeral is over. It is thought now that he will be buried5 in the Abbey6, and I should like to see that. I find a great deal to do here, moreover, and can not see any way to get things closed up before the end of the week. I am really feeling very much better now and am only ege eager to make up for lost time. We all rejoice in Mr. McClure's7 account of your good health and spirits. Bessie8, too, you know is particularly well and beautiful just now.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather