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#0493: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, January 20 [1920]

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RLS Dear Mr. Greenslet1;

Will you please have a cut of that photograph3 with the hat upon, and the striped vest across, sent to the writer of the enclosed letter at once? And please ask the person you delegate to send it not to forget.

Last winter I forwarded to Houghton Mifflin a similar request4 from the Philadelphia Record5 or Press. Three weeks later the man6 wrote me he had to publish his article without photograph, as none had ever reached him. Since then I have been sending photographs to such applicants,; but I've sent my last one, Hollinger7 (the photographer) is ill and won won't promise anything within ten days.

So won't you please help me out this time and send this woman a cut, seeing that the cut is sent off at once, or it will be of no use.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather