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#2177: Sarah J. Bloom on behalf of Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, December 20, 1940

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I regret to say that Miss Willa Cather is now in a New York2 hospital3, being treated for an injury to her hand4. She will be there for two weeks, I hope not longer. I am sending out her little Christmas checks for her, as her hand is so bandaged that she cannot sign a check.

S. J. Bloom5Secretary to Miss Willa Cather