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#2972: Willa Cather to Henry Goddard Leach, October 7 [1926]

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⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Dear Doctor Leach1;

I am sending you the first instalment3 of the Archbishop4 today in a shabby wrapper. I shall use this note5 in the front of the book - the you can use your own discretion about using it before the serial. A note and then a prologue may be too much.

Why not, in some editorial comment of your own, remark that Miss Cather says6 - - and then quote this note just as I have written it, for I have tried to exactly put about what relation this narrative bears to history.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather

This history of that region and period7 are so little known that of course there will be questions, people will be puzzled.