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#1539: Willa Cather to Mr. Phillipson, May 4 [1941]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Mr. Phillipson1:

I am hurrying to pack3 for California4. A very dear brother5 of mine is ill out there.

Just a word in reply to your letter. No, I didn't teach Latin6 because I had to. I love the Latin language itself - a wonderful language. It is no misfortune to miss a college education. Working with legal papers, if you do it well, gives one a little of the training that the structure of good Latin prose does.

Very cordially yours, Willa Cather