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#2565: Willa Cather to Robert S. Josephy, July 8 [1925]

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Dear Mr. Josephy1:

Will you please have a mistake corrected for me on the enclosed pages?

The proof3 of the dedication page4 hasn’t reached me yet!

Please send it to me at Hotel La Fonda5, Santa Fe6. Don’t hold up manufacture on account of it, but please see that it’s sent to me. If there’s anything wrong about it I’ll telegraph you. Otherwise, just glance at it yourself and O.K. it.

Hastily Willa Cather

I wish you could get Falls7 to use8 more brilliant colors—that purple is so dark and heavy.