By Mark Twain Project

ISBN-10: 0520901010

ISBN-13: 9780520901018

MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS
1876–1880
An digital Edition

Volume 1: 1876
Edited by way of the
Mark Twain Project
Published for the
University of California Press
by the
Mark Twain undertaking of The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California
2003

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How deliciously you could paint him—it would make fascinating reading,—the sort that makes a reader laugh & cry at the same time, for Orion is as good & as ridiculous a soul as ever was. We thought we were going to lose our little Clara yesterday, but the danger is gone, to-day, apparently. Ah, to think of Bayard Taylor! It is too sad to talk about. I was so glad there was not a single sting & so many good praiseful words in the Atlantic’s criticism of Deukalion. Love to you all Yrs Ever Mark. Ï We remain here till middle of March.

Yes, we calculate upon returning to America next August & to Hartford in October. Yrs Truly S. L. Clemens Ï 1879—page 20 To Orion Clemens 9 February 1879 • Munich, Germany (MS: CU-MARK and CtHMTH, #01631) Munich, Feb. 9. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 My Dear Bro— I enclose $25 draft for $25 on Hartford. I shall be sincerely glad to hear that you[r] success meets your highest expectations. But I want to caution you earnestly as to one thing.

When that day comes the tramps will as soon go to any other place beginning with H as Hartford. Meaning short-syllable places beginning with H. I wish an experienced tramp would reform; & expose the means by which tramps acquire their surprisingly minute & accurate information about the inside affairs of families. I have in mind the French tramp whom I spoke of a while ago. A young American lady who is visiting us,—I will call her Miss Jones, though that is really not her name,—goes to Madame B.

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