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March 29 944.

My dear Hedda, I didn't get mail in the last two or three days, mail is coming here only once a day around noon. Now it's 8 o'clock in the morning. I get up at 7 usually and have big breakfast It's nice and warm now, spring is here.

Among the letters I received later I received also the roll of film with over 80 drawings selected for my book. Now I'm sure you wanted to be nice and so Civita influenced on choosing the worst drawing available. The selection is very casual, he didn't look even the whole collection of The New Yorker for [[strikethrough]] my [[/strikethrough]] some of the drawings which are not bad are not included while some horrible old ones are there. I told clear that I don't want old ones and political and more than a half is made out of old and political. Now I understand you just wanted to be peaceful but you know Civita is a bastard and he doesn't know but business for himself. [[strikethrough]] Now [[/strikethrough]] So the whole thing is wrong. I don't know how to make a book with a few drawings only. I'll write him and tell him I don't want the old stuff. Civita is interested only in money, he doesn't keep a record of what I made for years or where they 

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