Skip to main content

#1913: Willa Cather to Elsie Cather, July 15 [1908]

More about this letter…
Plain view:

Guide to Reading Letter Transcriptions

Some of these features are only visible when "plain text" is off.

Textual Feature Appearance
passage deleted with a strikethrough mark deleted passage
passage deleted by overwritten added letters overwritten passage
passage added above the line passage with added text above
passage added on the line passage with added text inline
passage added in the margin passage with text added in margin
handwritten addition to a typewritten letter typed passage with added handwritten text
missing or unreadable text missing text noted with "[illegible]"
uncertain transcriptions word[?]
notes written by someone other than Willa Cather Note in another's hand
printed letterhead text printed text
text printed on postcards, envelopes, etc. printed text
text of date and place stamps stamped text
passage written by Cather on separate enclosure. written text
Corrispondenza Carte Postale - CARTOLINA POSTALE - Postkarte
Union postale universelle — Post Card — Dopisnice — Levelezö-Lap — Karta Dopisnica
Korespondenčni listek — Briefkaart — Brefkort — Tarjeta postal — открытое письмо
Venezia — Ponte di Rialto 2168-8 Dear Elsie1

This is the old Rialto Bridge where Shylock used to meet Antonio3. I am leaving Venice by the early train tomorrow for Lake Como4, and will spend the week before I sail about the Lake and in Milan5. I shall be rather glad to sail.

Soltanto l'indirizzo Miss Elsie Cather1 Red Cloud6 Nebraska U.S.A VENEZIA FERROVIA2 15 [illegible]4S