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#1702: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, March 20, 1945

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FG. ⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Ferris Greenslet1:

I want to thank you very particularly for your understanding and sympathetic letter3, in reply to my plea4 for mercy regarding the manuscript I returned to you. Very few people would understand why it was uncomfortable to have a manuscript of that nature lying about, when one was struggling with the aftermath of influenza and the threat of an income tax. I just want to thank you for being patient and understanding, and we will take the matter up again at some time when I feel calm enough to examine the manuscript.

Faithfully yours, Willa Cather