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Sharon McCoy <[log in to unmask]>
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Sharon McCoy <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:26:28 -0700
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Gregg -- I don't think it is just your computer or the evil W8.  I've written to the site's tech support expert to see if they have plans to get the interactive maps back on line.  The rest of the site works fine.


On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:43 AM, Gregg Camfield <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Try this.  My idiotic Windo=
ws 8 won't open it, but if memory serves, it might help.  =0A=
Gregg Camfield=0A=
From: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Leslie MYRICK <lmyri=
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Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:15 PM=0A=
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Subject: Re: Note for Twain Scholars=0A=
You might be able to find relevant digitized maps on the Library of=0A=
Congress site, e.g. under Railroad Maps (close as I can see to speculators'=
Leslie Myrick=0A=
On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 6:07 PM, Harris, Susan Kumin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:=
> Dear All,=0A=
> In conjunction with a project on place and space in The Gilded Age, one o=
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> my students is looking for speculators' maps of the Mississippi or=0A=
> Missouri=3D=0A=
>  River region in the post-Civil War period.  Please see his note below.=
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>  any of you know of a site where he can access this material, we would=0A=
> both=3D=0A=
>  be grateful.  He has already, on Henry Sweets' recommendation, queried=
> his=3D=0A=
> torical societies, to no avail. His email address is [log in to unmask]
> <ma=3D=0A=
> ilto:[log in to unmask]>. Thank you!  -- susan Harris=0A=
> Sent from my iPad=0A=
> Begin forwarded message:=0A=
> From: "Cunningham IV, Will" <[log in to unmask]<mailto:=0A=
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> Date: April 22, 2014 at 3:22:26 PM CDT=0A=
> To: "Harris, Susan Kumin" <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>=0A=
> Subject: Note for Twain Scholars=0A=
> Greetings!=0A=
> I am in the beginning stages of a project on Twain and Warner's The Gilde=
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> Age. I am interested in geographic representation and cartography,=0A=
> especial=3D=0A=
> ly in relation to urban planning. In the novel, Sellers, Harry, and=0A=
> Phillip=3D=0A=
>  create a speculation map of the fictitious town of Napoleon. According t=
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> Mr. Sweets (Executive Director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum),=
> Ma=3D=0A=
> rion City was most likely Twain's inspiration for this place. I am trying=
> (=3D=0A=
> without luck) to get my hands on any period maps of Marion City - or, for=
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> hat matter, any speculative maps along the Mississippi River from the=0A=
> latte=3D=0A=
> r half of the 19th century.=0A=
> Any help would be much appreciated!=0A=
> Best,=0A=
> Will Cunningham=0A=
> PhD Candidate=0A=
> The University of Kansas=0A=