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#0820: Willa Cather to Carrie Miner Sherwood, [January 1927]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Carrie1;

[missing]* sent me a lot of lovely views of Bohemia3. I am sending you some for you and [missing]IRENE4, and a bunch fastened together for Annie Pavelka5. Will you please have the ones marked for Annie framed in narrow, inexpensive black frames, allowing about as much margin as I have indicated with lead pencil, and sent out to her? Please send the bill to me, as I don’t want her to have the expense of framing them.

And, dear Carrie, will you also please give this check to Mrs. Diedrich6 and ask her to send Mother7 some tulips? It will save me one letter, and this time of year my mail box is like a task-master.

We8 had such a gay time for the two weeks Virginia9 was here2! My friends were so nice to her, and I cut work altogether. I don’t regret that one bit, though I’m having to make up for it now.

With love to you and yours Willie *Probably Thomas Masaryk10