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Are you able to unravel those doubts for me? for example: Are different authors to visit Philadelphia? Are they to learn their a number of sketches themselves? Or are they [not] to be learn in any respect, yet easily filed? If the authors are to come back in individual, i might commonly wish to research in case you recognize, by way of their grants, that any significant variety of them might be current. it is going to now not be effortless for me to visit Philadelphia & consequently if i will fulfil my Centennial accountability by means of sending my MS to you & ultimate domestic, i need that. There are no doubt authors on your record whom i might willingly trip to Philadelphia to determine, yet then, they won't be there. J. Hammond Trumbull advised me the day before today that the day you have got set will fall on a Sunday—but that was once as a result of a misprinted calendar, i guess. With nice recognize i'm Yrs really SamR. L. Clemens (Mark Twain. ) 1876—page sixty six To Whom it may possibly quandary nine June 1876 • Hartford, Conn. (MS: NPV, #01340) 1 SLC Hartford June nine. 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 To Whom those provides shall come, Greeting: Please show & help those wayfaring women, my mom & sister, & Very significantly oblige Ys really Mark Twain Ï (S. L. Clemens. ) Ï 1876—page sixty seven To John L. RoBards 10 June 1876 • Hartford, Conn. (MS: MoHM, #01341) 1 SLC Hartford June 10. 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 My pricey buddy— I thanks very heartily & truly, John, for the sort difficulty you have got taken, & will probably be completely happy should you will order the marbles you converse of, for Henry’s grave. you'll locate that there'll be a few little extra costs earlier than you could have finished—& after paying such, you could ship no matter what stability is still, to my mom, Mrs. Jane Clemens, Fredonia, N. Y. , when you may be so strong. she's going to comprehend, for she is familiar with our correspondence & I shall ship your current letter to her to allow her see what has been entire. Henry Clemens. Born June thirteen, thirteen, 1838— Died Died June 19, 1858. 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 The above is enough inscription for Henry’s tomb. With many thank you for your entire kindnesses i'm essentially Yours SamR. L. Clemens Ï 1876—page sixty eight To pass over Harriet 14 June 1876 • Hartford, Conn. (MS: ViU, #01342) 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine =Hartford June 14'76. = i'm many years answering your letter, my expensive pass over Harriet, yet then you definately needs to keep in mind that it truly is an both very long time considering I bought it—so that makes us even, & not anyone responsible on both sides. i'd ship you Mr. Warner’s autograph yet I haven’t one, & he's in Europe otherwise at sea on his manner domestic. really Yrs S. L. Clemens. Mark Twain Ï Ï 1876—page sixty nine To Charles Erskine Scott wooden after 14 June 1876 • Hartford, Conn. (Paraphrase and TS: publication membership of California, The Letters of Western Authors, quantity 9, 1935, #11996) 1 2 three four five 6 Mark may rage with flatboat or mining-camp profanity over each injustice. whilst Blaine failed of the nomination for the Presidency, Mark wrote me an exultant letter filled with explosive and obscene subject; a letter scornful of Ingersoll’s “He comes like a plumed knight;” sour with rage opposed to the corruption in Lincoln’s as soon as nice celebration.

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