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#1101: Willa Cather to Carrie Miner Sherwood, March 15 [1932]

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The Grosvenor3
New York2
Dear Carrie1;

No rest in this world! This communication bumps in on me on the morning when I am beginning a new story and knocks it off the running-board. No proposition could be more distasteful to me. The law protects me perfectly; I have prevented identical and similar projects a good many times, and on these points I do know the law. Please keep an eye out, and Iif the young man4 makes a further move I will have my attorney5 write McNeny6. Why won't these people let me alone? I don't try to hurt anybody's feelings or anybody's business interests. And my business interests are simply, ''being let alone."

I'm in a temper now, but it will pass and I'll come up smiling. But of course I'll see that the enterprising A[illegible] make no such [illegible].

Hastily Willie

Isn't it too dreary about the poor Lindbergs7 being kept in such a torment of anxiety?