Skip to main content

#0954: Willa Cather to Mary Virginia Auld, [December 14, 1928]

More about this letter…
Plain view:

Guide to Reading Letter Transcriptions

Some of these features are only visible when "plain text" is off.

Textual Feature Appearance
passage deleted with a strikethrough mark deleted passage
passage deleted by overwritten added letters overwritten passage
passage added above the line passage with added text above
passage added on the line passage with added text inline
passage added in the margin passage with text added in margin
handwritten addition to a typewritten letter typed passage with added handwritten text
missing or unreadable text missing text noted with "[illegible]"
uncertain transcriptions word[?]
notes written by someone other than Willa Cather Note in another's hand
printed letterhead text printed text
text printed on postcards, envelopes, etc. printed text
text of date and place stamps stamped text
passage written by Cather on separate enclosure. written text
The Grosvenor4
New York2
Dearest M. V.1

Grandmother5 is pulling up, but it has been an anxious time.6 I’ve been half-packed for days—Uncle Doug7 wired me not to come just now as she can see no one—excites her too much.

Hastily W. S. C.

I'm going to hear "Norma"8 this afternoon.

Mary Virginia Auld1 Baldwin House Northampton3 Mass. NEW YORK, N. Y. STA. D2 DEC 14 1928 2 PM NORTHAMPTON MASS.3 DEC 15 1928 1 PM