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#1510: Willa Cather to Zoë Akins, December 1 [1940]

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My Dear1;

Why you never come in November like you say? Many Menuhins5 come, four nieces6 come, Chicago7 friends8 come—but no Zoë! Now, for December, I must be in hospital most of time with very bad right hand9—big tendon in thumb pulled a bit loose. in I am taking off a splint to scribble this line. I must cultivate Red Indian idiom till my hand is free again. Remember: your whole hand is useless without a thumb. No good at all. Anyhow, my love to you.

AFTER FIVE DAYS RETURN TO THE CHASE SAFE DEPOSIT COMPANY GARFIELD BRANCH FIFTH AVENUE AT 23RD STREET NEW YORK, N. Y. FROM CATHER 570 PARK AVE.3, NEW YORK CITY2 Mrs. Hugo Rumbold1 2041 Brigden Road Pasadena4 California c/o Miss Alice Kauser Knickerbocker Building New York City, N. Y. NEW YORK, N. Y. STA Y2 DEC 3 1940 11 AM