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#0555: Willa Cather to Will Owen Jones, October 1 [1921]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Mr. Jones1;

I shall go back to Lincoln3 for a day after I speak4 in Omaha5, but my engagements in Chicago6 are such that I do not believe I can spend more than one day in Lincoln, and I shall have time only to see a few old friends. I am very tired, as I have been working hard since I've been home, and visiting in a little town where one grew up is not altogether restful, though it is so pleasant. The townspeople h here have always been cordial and homelike, and they never, as you once so savagely suggested, met me with a rope. They don't make a great fuss, either, but they always make me feel that they are glad when things go well with me.

Very sincerely yours Willa Cather