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#1928: Willa Cather to Elsie Cather, August 10 [1934]

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Dearest Sister1;

Thank you so much for telegraphing me at once. Poor3 Mary4! She has been such a devoted and such a happy wife. I telegraphed at once to her. Do get a nurse to come down from Hastings5 to care for6 Bessie7 if it will help yu you at all, Elsie. You know I am only too glad to pay for all the assistance you can hire. It will make me feel a little less guilty about not being there myself. You can get a nurse and send her to the hotel for all her meals except breakfast. Wouldn't that be a good idea?

Thank you, my dear, for wiring me.