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#0177: Willa Cather to George Seibel, May 17, 1910

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Dear Mr. Sibel1:

I am not surprised that the Weldins4 are still showing their usual fine discrimination5 about books, and I am willing to keep on taking punishment for having used the foolest title that was ever invented. I will stand for any amount of ginger ale, although that is not a drink exactly popular in New York2. I have not seen Francis Hill6 since last fall, when he seemed much interested in play writing and absorbing a vital passion which has wrecked more promising literary careers than either conceit or whiskey. Well, well, perhaps he will outlive it.

With warmest regards to Mrs. Sibel7 and yourself,

Very sincerely yours, Willa Sibert Cather Mr. George Sibel1, Pittsburg Gazette Times8, Pittsburg, Pa.9