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#1107: Willa Cather to Mabel Dodge Luhan, April 28 [1932]

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The Grosvenor
New York
Dear Mabel1

This is just to tell you that I will write you just as soon as Yehudi Menuhin3 sails—which will be next week. I know I'm a low fraud about writing letters. But I've been driven like a fox with the dogs after it, ever since I got back from two months in my home town4 in Nebraska5. All the people I've ever known have been in town2, I was awfully sick with influenza for all the month of February, then it took me a month to catch up with life. I've been reading proofs of a new book6, shopping, and putting in a lot of time helping my family who are most of them hard hit just now.

But, Edith7 and I are now both well, are both stopping at this hotel8 again. She, of course, was here while I was in the West. I have a copy of Lorenzo9, and I've heard lots of talk about it, of which I'll write you soon.

Hastily Willa