Submitted by scott on Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:16

November 30 Wednesday – Sam’s 46th birthday. Osgood and Sam were guests of Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Dawson, of Dawson Brothers, Sam’s Canadian publisher. Sam wrote Livy on Dec. 1 that the gathering was “A crowd of very nice people there. We staid till 11” [MTP].

Hubbard & Farmer bankers & brokers sent a statement of Sam’s account, with a credit balance of $13,516.18 [MTP]. Note: This stock broker firm sent Sam monthly statements of his account.

Sarah Pratt McLean Greene (1856-1935) wrote from Salisbury, Conn. to send Sam a copy of her book, Cape Cod Folks [MTP]. Note: see Gribben p. 275. See Dec. 12 entry.

Link to Epoch, Episode and Chapter

Day By Day Acknowledgment

Mark Twain Day By Day was originally a print reference, meticulously created by David Fears, who has generously made this work available, via the Center for Mark Twain Studies, as a digital edition.