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#1825: Willa Cather to Sidney Florance, August 11 [1945]

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Dear Sidney Florance1;

I have written4 Mr. Crowell5 according to your kind suggestion—asking him to get three thousand two hundred for the Osborne6 place if he can, otherwise to let it go for three thousand.

Since I wrote Mr. Crowell the atomic bomb7 has sent a shudder of horror (and fear) through all the world, and one's own little affairs seem scarcely worth thinking about.

Perhaps the enclosed clipping was syndicated in the Chicago8 papers. Do not return it. Throughout ASTICOU INN
this war I have found Major Eliot9 the best commentator and the best forecaster.

Faithfully & Gratefully yours Willa Cather