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#3168: Willa Cather to Willard Crowell, February 3, 1941

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Dear Mr. Crowell1:

You may have heard that I have been incapacitated for the last two months with a serious injury to my right hand3. It progresses very slowly. Today is the first day that I have been able even to sign a check with it. I am sending you a check for $50.00 on account of my indebtedness to you. I feel sure that this check does not pay for your time and attention on the various properties. Please, if you can, send me within the next month an account of the monies you have paid out for me, the monies I have to pay for taxes, etc., and any money that has been paid in for me - though I very much doubt whether any at all has been paid in.

We have had bitter weather here2 for some weeks, running lower temperatures even than the Red Cloud4 paper reports. I hope this letter finds you and all your family in good health. Having had a useless right hand so long, I have come to feel that nothing in this world really matters but health.

Faithfully yours, WILLA CATHER Per Willa Cather Secretary