December 27, Sam left New Haven on a coastal steamer for New York City.
December 28 Tuesday – Sam wrote from New York to Joseph Twichell s
The railroads between these two cities were the New Jersey Railroad and the Camden and Amboy Line.
December 28 - Taylor Hall, Trenton, New Jersey
The train to Newark was the Morris and Essex Railroad.
December 29 - Opera House, Newark, New Jersey
A possible route to Wilkes-Barre begins with the New Jersey Central to Hampton; the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western to Delaware Water Gap, Pocono and Scranton; the Delaware and Hudson Canal Co to Moosic; then the Lehigh and Susquehanna Division of the Central Railroad of New Jersey.
December 30 - Landmesser Hall, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Twain's most likely route to Williamsport would have been to take the Lackawanna and Bloomsburg to Danville; the Catawissa, Williamsport and Elmira [Erie] to Milton; then the Pennsylvania and Erie to Williamsport.
December 31 - Opera House, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
After Williamsport, Twain returned to Elmira.