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#2518: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, September 23 [1921]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Mr. Knopf1:

Thank you heartily for your enthusiastic telegram3. I love a load off my mind. If this novel4 is not good, then I'd better learn a new trade, for my instinct, theory and practise are all wrong. I am sorry you have had so much bother about getting copy5 to show Mr. Vance6. Next time I'll have ten carbons made. Mr. Llona7 is doing "Aphrodite"8 into French for some Paris magazine9. I suppose he wrote to you.

With warmest regards to you and Mrs. Knopf10

Yours W. S. C.