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#2192: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather April 11 and 15 [1942]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dearest Brother1;

Cheer-y-O! The news of your rapid recovery5 has helped me such a lot. I am just back from a week in the hospital where I was coquetting with an inflamed gall-bladder!6 No pain, but just a silly temperature.

Now things are looking up. No temperature and no pain for four days. Never have had any pain, for that matter. But these things do make one feel weak in the knees, as you know. I write by hand to show you that I am sitting at a desk, but I'll dictate a real letter to you later. Edith7 would write, but she has her hands more than full. I spend many idle hours remembering the happy times we had with you and Meta8.

To you both I send my Warmest love. Willie
FROM CATHER 570 PARK AVE.3, NEW YORK CITY2 Mr. Ira Mr. R. C. Cather1 Colusa4 California NEW YORK. N. Y2 APR 15 1942 10 PM