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#2360: Willa Cather to Margaret Cather Shannon, [January 3, 1939]

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What would you like for a Wedding present? Silver tray,—Silver Cream and Sugar,—Coffee pot? Tea pot—Spoons?

Help me out, please.

Happy New Year!

Lovingly Your Aunt Willie

Isn't she sweet?

Mrs. R. S. Shannon1 712 Commonwealth Ave. Boston3 Mass. NEW YORK, N.Y. STA. Y2 JAN 3 1939 1030 AM