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I have wanted to write to you for a long time, but I have been terribly busy about infringement of foreign copyrights4, etc.
There is an old Russian proverb, "[missing]Very lovinggly to you always Willie The Russian Proverb— "A married daughter is a piece cut off" — Received morning of Apr. 24 – 1947—date of death— I destroyed this letter because it contained comments about Willie's family which I knew she would never want anyone but me to read— Mrs. R. C. Cather1 Villa–Riviera Hotel Long Beach3 California NEW YORK, N.Y. GRAND CENTRAL ST.2 APR 22 1947 11 PM FROM CATHER