Skip to main content

#1285: Willa Cather to Carrie Miner Sherwood, [December 9 to 25, 1935]

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

Don't you love "North to the Orient"3? I do!

Dear Carrie1;

Please show this to Helen Mac4 and ask her to think it over. It is really a criticism of what twenty-five years of “movies” and shameless publicity have done to our society.

W. (over) Oh Carrie;

Please ask Harry Yost5 to send either a side of Swifts premium bacon, or a nice ham to Mrs. C. F. Lambrecht6, Inavale7 and let him mail the bill to me. You understand; no corn, no pigs, no pigs, no meat.