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#1446: Willa Cather to Dorothy Canfield Fisher, [May 22, 1939]

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My Dear Dorothy1;

You wrote me the only words of comfort that can mean anything to me at this time; you said gentle things about the two people with whom and for whom I chiefly lived. Through the long years I was often away from them for long stretches of time, but to both of them I wrote often. And they were always there; Douglass4 enjoying life as few people ever can, a bachelor and always ready to come to me. And Isabelle5 growing every year more beautiful in person and spirit.

I have had a week's rest here6, but am leaving today. Thank you for your letter from Santa Fé7, Dorothy. Lovely country? I'd go back often if there were no writing clubs there.

Gratefully and lovingly Willa