August – The first of two installments of “The Horse’s Tale” ran in Harper’s Monthly for August. The second ran in Sept. issue; it would be published by Harper’s as a 153 page book on Oct. 24, 1907.
Sam also wrote to H.H. Rogers: “Dear Mr. Rogers: I’m accepting…tell me if you can go & if it will pay you to go. S.L.C.” [MTP: Anderson Galleries catalog, 4-5 April 1934, No. 4098, Item 116].
Frances Powell Case (pseud. “Frances Powell”) inscribed a copy of her book The Prisoner of Ornith Farm (1906) to Sam: “‘He didn’t ever have to tell anybody to mind their manners— everybody was always good-mannered where he was. Everybody loved to have him around, too; he was sunshine—‘ / Mr. Samuel L. Clemens / with sincere admiration—and respect /
Frances Powell Case / Flotsam / Wainscott, Long Island / August 1906” [Gribben 132].