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#1537: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, April 19 [1940]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ F.G. My Dear F. G.1

All3 my friends who went to Florida4 this winter were ill down there. The place must have been under a curse. It was a cold, raw winter here2, but I got through it without anything worse than a cold or two. The state of the world is not conducive to high spirits.

Marrying a Mellon5 was the only wise thing Isabelle's brother6 ever did. He was a great disappointment to his father, Judge McClung7. Alfred was a very handsome young man, and I hear he has kept his good looks.

This stupid note is only to say that I am glad you are back—and better.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather