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#0870: Willa Cather to Mary Virginia Auld, [January 17, 1927]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dearest M. V.1

I went to Bryn Mawr4 on Wednesday, spoke5 Thursday night. Found many warm friends and had a very gay time. But I must have got pretty tired, for after I got home on Saturday a vicious LUMBAGO siezed me! All day yesterday I walked like a crooked stick, and today I’m in bed, awfully afraid I’ll miss the dinner of the Society of American Civil Engineers at the Plaza Wednesday night. I was going as the guest of Mr. Budd6, President of the Great Northern R.R., and was going to meet some awfully interesting men. Hard luck, isn’t it?

With love W. S. C.
Mary Virginia Auld1 Baldwin House Northampton3 Mass. NEW YORK, N. Y. STA2 JAN 17 1927 10 PM