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#2553: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, [March 18, 1923]

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I told your Secretary that I would be at the office to see you on Saturday morning, but I caught cold in the very bad weather on Friday, ran up a temperature, and will have to stay in bed for several days. This will delay my preparations so much that I could not now leave on the "Layland"4. Fortunately there are is plenty of room on all boats at this season, so I will be able to get something later5. I will report at the office to consult with you just as soon as I am out and about again. It is a great help to have your advice.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather