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#0887: Willa Cather to Mary Virginia Auld, [June 8, 1927]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dearest M. V.1

Aren’t we a funny family! I have got my ticket for Casper, Wyo.4, starting this Sunday! The subway5 has become very intense, and goes on every night until midnight. We have put some things into storage, and I will come back in August to help Edith6 empty the apartment7 and go into storage. The noise and confusion here is beyond words—that is why I flee. I wrote Aunt Elsie8 at Lincoln9 the day before I got your letter.

In Washington10 I advise you to stay at the New Willard, and to eat in the coffee shop in the basement of the hotel. The food is excellent and not expensive.

I did not go to Winchester11—told the club women I would be in Wyoming12 May 31st, to avoid being a guest at a banquet.

I’ll probably drop down in Red Cloud13 about threefour weeks from now, and Douglass14 will be there before that, he writes me. Tell Aunt Elsie that we will all meet up eventually to Charleston on the new carpet!

With my dearest love to you both Willa

How wonderful for Tom15!

I do not know if Howard Gore16 has gone away for the summer yet. His address is 2210 R. St. [missing]

Mary Virginia Auld1 Baldwin House Northampton3 Mass. NEW YORK, N. Y. STA D2 JUN 9 1927 10 AM