Submitted by scott on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 20:02

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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.

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