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#1824: Willa Cather to Sidney Florance, February 26 [1946]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Sidney Florance1,

It was necessary to sign the deed you sent me on the day I got home from the hospital. I asked Miss Bloom4, my secretary, to write a brief letter to you and send it with the deed. She usually catches the substance of a hurried dictation, but she is a business woman and uses the "business" Vocabulary— which is often rather abrupt. Please pardon her and me—the circumstances were unusual in this case.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather

I am gaining rapidly and am now strong enough to walk for several blocks on good days.

Mr. S. R. Florance1 Red Cloud3 Nebraska NEW YORK, N. Y. STA. Y2 FEB 20 1946 430 PM