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#0554: Willa Cather to Fanny Butcher, September 23 [1921]

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Dear Fanny Butcher1:

Is it too late to thank you for the nice day I had with you in Chicago3?

Knopf4 seems enthusiastic about the new novel5. Here is a copy of a telegram from him. I tell you, it's a good story! I'm sure you'll like it.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather