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#1875: Willa Cather to Mary Virginia Boak Cather, May 12 [1925]

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LONGFELLOW'S HOME, PORTLAND, MAINE. LONGFELLOW'S HOME, PORTLAND, ME. "This, the family place of the Wadsworths," was erected by General Wadsworth in 1785. Here, Stephen Longfellow married a daughter of the General and later came into possession of the house. The building thus became the home of their son, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This is the mail for which you sent postage. MAY 13 1925 Dear Mother1:

Today I'm in Portland2—go up to Brunswick3 tomorrow to speak4 for the Longfellow5-Hawthorne6 Centennial. Hope to stop in Boston7 on my way home8.

THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESS ONLY. Mrs. C. F. Cather1 Red Cloud9 Nebraska PORTLAND, MAINE2 MAY 13 192511 AM PORTLAND, MAINE2 MAY 25 1925 11 AM