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#2395: Willa Cather to Virginia Cather Brockway, November 3 [1946]

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My Dear Virginia1;

Wasn't Mountbatten6 in command of the Illustrious7 when she was so long under repairs at Norfolk8? I don't usually read weddings9, but I read read this account with great pleasure. It tells me that not only Saint Pauls and the Abbey still stand, but that the English way of life still survives,—just as before, as always! It is the best way of life I have found in this world. If every building in London10 is blitzed there will still be the same people—God bless 'em!

I expect you miss little Margaret11. She is a dear and I love her dearly. You won't miss her husband12 much I imagine. I wouldn't.

Lovingly Your Aunt Willie

Just as they stood to watch Kitchener4 ride up to Buckingham Palace (and I with them) in 1915!!

FROM CATHER 570 PARK AVE., NEW YORK CITY2 Mrs. J. C. Brockway1 5486 Glen Hill Roadway S.E. Washington (20)3 D.C. NEW YORK N.Y.2 NOV 3 1946 2-PM