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#0540: Willa Cather to Roger L. Scaife, April 14 [1921]

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N. Robinson[?] TELEPHONE
NORTH 6127
Dear Mr. Scaife1;

From several newspapers sent me from the West, I gather that Mr. Lewis3 has been giving me very generous attention in his lectures. In some places this may possibly make some demand for my books, as he mentions them each by name and warmly exhorts his audience to buy them at once. I've never met Mr. Lewis, but this is surely fine and generous of him. I send this press notice4 thinking you might feel it worth while to see that there are some of my books to be had in the cities where he has given them such liberal publicity.

I understood Mr. Greenslet5 to say that a statement would be sent me the first of April, as usual. So far none has come. Will you please let me know about it?

Sincerley yours Willa Cather

By the way, when does Mr. Greenslet return6?

I don't know what Mr. Lewis's lecture route has been, but he said a great deal about my books in Omaha7 and Kansas City8.