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#0747: Willa Cather to Marion Gause Canby, October 5 [1924]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Mrs. Canby1;

It's not often that the sight of handwriting on an envelope makes me as happy as did yours, for I knew before I opened your letter that all was going well3. I've lately got a distressing habit of expecting things to take a bad turn rather than a good, so the sight of your writing put one apprehension, at least, to flight. Keep it up, get better and better, be awfully good to yourself—you deserve a lot of coddling. If I am in New York4 at all this winter I'll surely see you.

With all my good wishes, Willa Cather