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#1447: Willa Cather to Carrie Miner Sherwood, March 28 [1939]

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My Dear Carrie1

This is for the fund3 for planting trees in the cemetary. I’ve just learned that there is such a fund, for the “Commercial Advertiser”4 address my paper so carelessly that I get only three or four a month5. Postoffice wrote me their carriers could not deliver papers so indistinctly addressed. Would you please speak to the editor6? I’ve written them repeatedly, but they pay no attention.

Hastily Willie

I am just getting over a long stretch of influenza—six weeks. But I want to write you a long letter soon. I won't write you about the sad things. I think of you and Mary7 and love you, as the old song says.

Always Willie