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#2823: Willa Cather to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., April 16 [1931]

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Dear Justice Holmes1;

Your letter of March 29th has just reached me as I have been traveling3. I need scarcely say that it gives me great pleasure. I know certain parts of the West fairly well and have tried to write about them as they seem to me. That is as far as one can go. One’s feeling is not always a trustworthy guide, but in such matters it is the only guide one has. That two of my books4 should have reached you and interested you, I account a very great good fortune.

Sincerely and gratefully yours Willa Cather