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#2373: Willa Cather to Margaret Cather Shannon, March 5 [1942]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ My Dear Margaret1

Just how I am driven to the wall—absolutely! I won't have a single free hour until after the fifteenth;—the neglected business affairs of two years to untangle. And I so hate that kind of grind. However, I did get my hand back4 to work, and I did get to5 California6, and I have got my blood count up7 to normal. All this takes time and work—though I expect young people don't believe it.

Lovingly Your Aunt Willie

I miss Mary Virginia8 terribly.

Margaret Shannon1 1988, 78th Street Jackson Heights Long Island3 N. Y. NEW YORK, N.Y.2 MAR 5 1942 1–PM