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#2165: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather [February 7, 1940]

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Dear Roscoe1

You may be sure that a nice honest boy like this one writer, he, sooner or later, gets a word from me, and the cadging, sneaking English "professors", who want to sell sonnets, do not. Miss Bloom4 handles hundreds of school letters every year, but those with a human note in them she shows me.

Mr. R. C. Cather,1 First Savings Bank of Colusa, Colusa,3 California. NEW YORK N.Y.2 FEB 7 3 PM