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#2658: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, [November 9, 1932]

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VIRTUS NON STEMMA
The Grosvenor
35 FIFTH AVENUE
New York2
Dear Alfred1;

I have been enjoying the gorgeous flowers you sent me here in my old rooms3. I brought ‘em down with me in the cab on Monday. For though all my old furniture is now at 570 Park avenue4, my new furniture won’t be there for a week, at least, and I won’t be living there for ten days or two weeks from now. I go up every morning and direct the maid and

Italian cabinetmaker, and then I come back to this hotel and spend the ret rest of the day recuperating. You can reach me by telephone here any day between four and five any day after Thursday. I have no telephone in the new apartment as yet, but I will have before I begin to live there.

With my warmest thanks for your thoughtfulness and good wishes on my moving day,

Yours Willa Cather