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#0220: Willa Cather to Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, April 19 [1912]

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11597 AMERICAN HOME, N. M. DETROIT PUBLISHING CO. POST CARD Scattered by the way are quaint communities of adobe huts. The house is always built of adobe–rude bricks of clay mixed with chopped straw and dried in the sun. The floor is of earth and the roof as well. It is the house of Old and New Mexico, and as a rule extremely tidy. The adobe resists the heat in summer and cold in winter. The Mexicans are courteous and hospitable. "PHOSTINT" CARD MADE ONLY BY DETROUT PUBLISHING CO. THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR MESSAGE. THIS SPACE FOR THE ADDRESS.

Reached Winslow3 and my letters today. Yours gives me deep anxiety4. I shall write to you tomorrow. Oh I hope you1 are better!

W. S. C.
Miss Elsie Sergeant1 Mimosa Inn Tyron5 Polk County North Carolina ALBUQUERQUE AND ASHFORK6 TRIO APR 12