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Mark Twain, 2 page Autograph Letter Signed to his wife Olivia
no publisher - Autograph letter from Clemens to his wife Olivia. 2pp in pencil "In hotel 300 miles west of Philadelphia, 11h30 Sunday morning", not dated. Continuing "This is a mean place to write in, Livy darling, so I will only attempt a line. Shall telegraph you from Pittsburg which we are approaching. Dan says the Serap Book is booming - can't fill the orders - I've got that engraving invention [?} fixed so I can take it & pay for it when I get back.`This is a very nice car. Slept pretty well last night and had a pretty good breakfast this morning. I do hope you slept well, but am afraid you didn't. You must have Emily Perkins or some other quiet body with you. Well. I love you, love you, darling. Give my love to our Bays [?} And kiss Motley for me" {these references to the Clemens pets. Twain notoriously preferring the company of cats to people. Signed "Samuel" Written in pencil. Folded, with extremely small tear to the fold edge, otherwise excellent. 8vo.A very touching personal message to his wife on the road. The absence of children probably dates this to early in the marriage 1870 or 1871 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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