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#1007: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, February 20, 1930

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FG MK[?] VIRTUS NON STEMMA
The Grosvenor3
35 FIFTH AVENUE
New York2
Dear Mr. Greenslet1:

Thank you very much for the check4, which was deposited today.

I am sending Heinemann's5 several corrections in the text of ANTONIA6, which I wish you would make in the text of the American editions. I ought to have attended to it years ago. On page 121, line 14 from the top of the page, the word Austrians should be Prussians. On page 311, line 10 from the bottom, I think the quotation from the "Traviata"7 duett should complete a musical phrase, eliding the last vowel of the second word, as singers always do when they give it.

Then instead of "misterioso, misterioso", please put "misterioso, misterios' altero". As you will probably go on printing the book for some time to come, I think it would be worth your trouble to make these corrections8, and it would be very gratifying to me.

I am leaving for Pasadena9 on Monday. My address there will be Las Encinas Sanitarium10, Pasadena, California, until April first.

Very cordially yours, Willa Cather