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#2449: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, July 30 [1945]

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Dear Brother1;

I have been here for three weeks but I have been working awfully hard and enjoying it. That is wh why you haven't heard from me. Work takes more out of me than it used to—a great deal more. But I enjoy it more than anything else. I have a funny little room in the attic here, with a sloping ceiling, like my "rose bower"5 in our old first house.6 Do you remember? I can always work best in a low room under the roof. All my best ASTICOU INN
books were written in Jaffrey N.H.7 in a little room8 where I could almost touch the ceiling with my hand. I feel afraid in a big room. I like to be snug.

Lovingly Willie
Mr. R. C. Cather1 Colusa3 California NORTHEAST HARBOR, MAINE2 JUL 30 1945 9 AM Air Mail