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#1848: Willa Cather to Elsie Cather, October 2 [1931]

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My Dear Sister1;

Your long, kind letter in two parts came late last night. As I have only a few moments before the boat mail leaves I hasten to thank you for it. I might have known that you had a hundred things to do.! I was worried because I was o afraid I had made the wrong suggestion to Douglass3 about property division. I will be more at ease when I hear what he thinks is right.

We4 will leave here on the 13th, but I still don't know whether it will be for New York5 or Jaffrey6. I will surely get home7 for Christmas if you and Douglass are going to be there. I might be able to get there by the latter part of November, and have things running nicely when you come. Please keep the things of8 Mother's9 Douglass meant for me until I ask for them. Now I must walk a mile to get this into the mail for the boat.

With a heartfull of love to you, Willie