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#0450: Willa Cather to Edgar Lee Masters, February 9 [1920]

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I am delighted that “Grandmither”4 found her way to your attention and that you liked her. I don’t write verse very often. Miss Monroe5 put several things6 of mine into her anthology7, but they were so badly proofread8 as to be almost unintelligible.

My telephone was disconnected9 while I was away last summer, and the Company refused to connect me again this fall, as I live in the most congested telephone district. Being without one has been a real privation, and it has cut me out of a lot of good things—hearing from you, among others. I am so sorry I missed seeing you. Please let me know when you are in town2 again, and thank you so much for your friendly impulse in writing me.

Cordially yours Willa Cather