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#2198: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather September 15 [1942]

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Dear Roscoe1;

I wish I could get out to see little Margaret8, but I can't even get to the Park (except in a taxi) which is only three blocks away. I don't write letters because I can't write very gay ones. I still weigh 110 pounds and hate to eat9! Would you believe it?


A lovely girl4 she was! She took care of poor paralyzed Fred Maurer5 after his wife6 died. She attended to sending flowers to my old friends in Red Cloud7. She died at 22—appendix operation.

Mr. R. C. Cather1, First Savings Bank of Colusa, Colusa,3 California. NEW YORK. N. Y2 SEP 17 1942 12—M