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#2242: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, [November 25, 1942]

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Dear Brother1;

Isn't this a nice note? You will remember when we used to read his5 "Court of Boyville"6 stories aloud down in Mother's7 room down in the old, old house8, and think how wonderful it was for a Kansas9 man to get printed in McClure's10.

The old, old home - - - now what was the name of the Macfarlands11' big dog? Wasn't it Rex? Thank you for your last sweet letter, dear.

Yes, I am better, beginning to like life again. I have raised my blood count first from 58 to 67, and by the last test, taken this week, it is now 76. After this it will climb more slowly.

FROM CATHER 570 PARK AVE.3, NEW YORK CITY2 Mr. R. C. Cather,1 First Savings Bank of Colusa, Colusa,4 California. NEW YORK, N. Y. STA. Y2 Nov 25 2 PM