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#2095: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, [June 21, 1931]

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VIRTUS NON STEMMA
The Grosvenor4
35 FIFTH AVENUE
New York
Dear Brother1

Things are pretty complicated just now—countless business details holding me here2 in this heat. I can't lie down when my publisher is working so hard for the new book5. It's going over big, as they say. But I still desperately hope6 to get the twins7 to Grand Manan8 in August. I can't be sure, tell them, but I hoping.

Lovingly Willie
Mr. R. C. Cather1 1225 South Center St Casper3 Wyoming NEW YORK, N. Y.2 JUN 21 1931 5 PM VIRTUS NON STEMMA The Grosvenor 35 FIFTH AVENUE New York