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#2467: Willa Cather to Meta Schaper Cather, April [22] 1947

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ My dear Meta1:

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

My right hand5 has been tied up in its old steel brace now for six weeks. Doctor Ober6 looked at it last Sunday and said it must bear imprisonment for some weeks more.

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
570 PARK AVE., NEW YORK CITY
A married
daughter is a
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