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Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 24 Aug 2021 12:43:21 -0700
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Can you imagine, Amazon wants $579.95 for this book.  (I found only a 
single reference to "Reasoner" in MTP Letters, dated 1885.)

On 8/24/21 12:09 PM, Barbara Schmidt wrote:
> In a letter to Charles Webster, dated June 8, 1883 and transcribed in MARK
> TWAIN, BUSINESS MAN, p. 214, SLC instructs Webster to go to the Delaware,
> Lackawanna & Hudson to rent a special sleeping  car to Elmira. He says he
> had formerly gotten the car from Mr. A. Reasoner but he had not received a
> reply yet. He writes Webster, “Go directly to the President of the road &
> he will tell you how to proceed.”
> Barb
> On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> The note on page 174 of Mark Twain's Notebooks and Journals Vol III
>> indicate that the editors of this volume knew that DL&W officers in Hoboken
>> were handling arrangements for the Clemenses special railway car.  My
>> question is how did they know this. Their note says only that instructions
>> to Webster about the memoirs were written on the recto of the back flyleaf.