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#2959: Willa Cather to Beatrix Mizer Florance, January 19, 1945

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How thoughtful in you, my dear Trix1, to send me a lot of real, old fashioned home made candy! I haven't had any for years, and I have enjoyed it so.

I had a wonderful Christmas and many remembrances, but I am late in thanking my friends because I have been terribly busy. A young man came over from London to urge me to do do a rather special piece of work3 for my English publisher,4 and I have been hard at it. Just now my right hand has gone back on me (the hand that was hurt five years ago)5 and I will have to rest it for a week or two.

A Happy New Year to you and yours, dear friend of many years!

Mrs. Sidney Florance1 Red Cloud6 Nebraska Santa Monica, Calif. 937 Lincoln Blvd. NEW YORK, N. Y.2 JAN 19 1945 5-PM