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#1271: Willa Cather to Carrie Miner Sherwood, August 22 [1935]

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Cortina m. 1224 Pomagagnon m. 2456 In the Italian Dolomites 1/V 127 Fot. G Chedina Cortina (Ripr. vietata)
Brunner & C. Como
My Dearest Carrie1:

I awoke very early this morning when the snow peaks were rosy with the first light. I must have been dreaming about you, for you were in my mind when I came up out of sleep. How good it is to waken in a strange land thinking of ones old friends! The big box of flowers from you three3, sent to the boat, kept fresh until Gibraltar4, and pleased me more than any others. I have had a happy rest up here in the Dolomites and will soon feel well enough to go down to Venice5. How often I think of you and talk of you to Edith6.

Lovingly Willie