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#2961: Willa Cather to Beatrix Mizer Florance, May 16, 1945

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My dear Trix1,

I am sending a letter to Mr. Florance3 in an envelope addressed to you. The reason is, simply, that it is a personal letter and I don't want it to go through the regular bank routine. You see, I don't know who the employees (the stenographers and bookeepers) in the bank may be, and I don't want the contents of the letter to be gossiped about. Very young clerks often have very loose tongues, and make harm without meaning to do so.

My love to you, Dear. Willa
Mrs. Sidney Florance1 Red Cloud5 Nebraska 1920 Ross Ave St. NEW YORK, N.Y. STA. Y2 MAY 17 [missing] 430PM From Willa Cather
570 Park Avenue4
New York, N. Y.2