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#2034: Willa Cather to Helen Flora McAfee, August 24 [1931]

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Dear Helen McAfee1;

Thank you for your note of June 17th! You are probably abroad now, but I'm just beginning to acknowledge notes. Edith5 and I have had a glorious summer up here2, doing new things to our little house and taking long tramps. I've managed, among other things, to do a story6 that I've wanted to try7 my hand at for a long time. I hope you like the new book8 better than most of the N.Y.9 reviewers do10—I've not seen many, but most of them mourn for what is not, and are convinced that I mean to write about old apothecarys to the end of my days.

With affectionate greetings Willa Cather
WHALE COVE GRAND MANAN2 NEW BRUNSWICK CANADA Miss Helen McAfee1 The Yale Review3 New Haven4 Connecticut U. S. A. (P. O. Box 1729) NORTH HEAD N. B.2 AU 26 31 AM