November 2, 1866 Friday ca.

Submitted by scott on Tue, 11/29/2022 - 11:15

November 2 Friday ca. – On or about this day Sam wrote from Virginia City to Catherine C. (Kate) Lampton and Annie E. and Samuel E. Moffett. Kate was Sam’s first cousin; Annie and Sammy were Pamela Moffett’s children, Sam’s niece and nephew. Teasing Annie again about the “bullrushers” story, Sam asked,

Ash Canyon-Washoe Trail

Submitted by scott on Mon, 11/07/2022 - 16:48

David C. Antonucci has suggested this as the route Sam  took from Carson to Tahoe.  "This route meets all the criteria described by Twain in Roughing It. It is more fully described in Chapter 3 of my book, Fairest Picture - Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe,"