Submitted by scott on Sat, 10/30/2021 - 10:04

August 10 Monday – In Southampton, England Sam wrote to James B. Pond:

We are busy house-hunting. As soon as we find shelter in some country place I shall put in a few months on a book. I managed to pull through that long lecture campaign, but I was never very well, from the first night in Cleveland to the last one in Cape Town…

Sam added he wasn’t strong enough for platform work and wasn’t going to let himself think of London, “or any other platform for a long time to come.” He also added that Susy and Jean were not on the way and they did not yet know why [MTP].

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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.