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By Mark Twain Project

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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J. LANGDON, PRESIDENT. J. D. F. SLEE, vice chairman. W. L. KINGMAN, TREASURER. W. D. KELLY, SECRETARY. THE MCINTYRE COAL corporation PRESIDENTS workplace $25. Ï ELMIRA, N. Y. Sept. eight 187 nine 24 Messrs. Geo. P. Bissell & Co Bankers, Hartford, Please pay to the order of E. S. Cleveland, Esq. , Twenty-five funds, & cost to ac' of S. L. Clemens Ï J [enclosure endorsed:] Pay Rowland fast | Treasurer | E S Cleveland | Chairman [and in one other hand:] Rowland fast | Trs [and stamped:] PAID GEO. P. BISSELL & CO. , 25 HARTFORD, CT. 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 1879—page ninety three To William Dean Howells eight September 1879 • Elmira, N. Y. (MS: MH-H, #01687) 1 2 C. J. LANGDON, PRESIDENT. J. D. F. SLEE, vice chairman. W. L. KINGMAN, TREASURER. W. D. KELLY, SECRETARY. THE MCINTYRE COAL corporation PRESIDENTS workplace three four five 6 7 eight nine ELMIRA, N. Y. Sept eight 187 nine My pricey Howells: Are you de'ead—or basically sleepeth? we're all good, & ship like to you & yours, by means of the hand of Yrs ever Mark. Ï 1879—page ninety four To Charles E. Perkins nine September 1879 • Elmira, N. Y. (MS: CtHMTH, #01688) Sept nine. 1 2 three four Mr Perkins Dr Sir— retain the major, until eventually we come. Ys actually S L Clemens Ï five 6 7 1879—page ninety five To George S. Gilman 15 September 1879 • Elmira, N. Y. (MS: ViU, #01689) Elmira, Sep. 15. 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 My expensive Mr. Gilman: I haven’t any secrets and techniques within the subject, yet I can’t converse for the President of the Co—so i have to refer you to Bliss. i don't imagine he'll brain telling every little thing, for hie not anything has happened w'ihich should be hidden. less than sure (not tricky or unreasonable) stipulations, i'm to stay with the previous Co. , as i think. actually Yrs S. L. Clemens Ï 1879—page ninety six To William Dean Howells 15 September 1879 • Elmira, N. Y. (MS: NN-B, #02534) Elmira, Sep. 15. 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 My expensive Howells: whilst & the place? right here at the farm will be a chic position to satisfy, yet in fact you can't come to date. So we are going to say Hartford or Belmont, concerning the starting of November. The date of our go back to Hartford is doubtful, yet may be 3 or 4 weeks accordingly, I pass judgement on. i'm hoping to complete my ebook the following earlier than migrating. i believe probably I’ve acquired a few Atlanticable stuff in my head, yet there’s none in MS i think. Say—a good friend of mine desires to write a play with me, I to provide the broad-comedy cuss. I don’t recognize whatever approximately his skill, yet his letter serves to job my memory of our previous tasks. when you haven’t used Orion or outdated Wakeman (Amateur Detective), don’t you think that you & i will be able to occasion & grind out a play with a type of fellows in it? Orion is a box which grows richer & richer the extra he manures it with each one new top-dressing of faith or different guano. Drop me an instantaneous line approximately this, won’t you? I think I see Orion at the degree, constantly mild, consistently depression, regularly altering his politics & faith, & attempting to reform the area, constantly inventing whatever, & wasting a limb through a brand new form of explosion on the finish of every of the 4 acts. terrible previous chap, he's solid fabric.

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