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Kerry Driscoll <[log in to unmask]>
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Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:10:40 -0500
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It's Hartford for sure, on the ombra.  I know that the dog's name was Flash
(although for many years thought to be "Hash" due to Susy's illegible
handwriting), but being a cat person, I have no idea what breed.


On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Lawrence Howe <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Susan--=0A=
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> Are you sure it's Hartford?  I've seen photos of the family in Elmira with
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> a large dog, who belonged to the Cranes, if memory serves.  =0A=
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> No doubt, someone with more authoritative knowledge will weigh in. =0A=
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> --LH=0A=
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> Larry Howe=0A=
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> From: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Harris, Susan
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> Sent: Monday, November 3, 2014 8:46 AM=0A=
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> Dear All,=0A=
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> This is a query re the photograph of Twain, Livy, and the girls outside
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>  Hartford house, sometime in the 80s, I assume.  They are sitting on the
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> eps of the veranda and there is a large dog stretched out in front of
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>   I would like to know a little bit about the dog.  Did it belong to the
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> emens family?  Name? Breed?  Anyone know?=0A=
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> Many thanks. --susan harris=0A=
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> Susan K. Harris=0A=
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> Hall Professor of American Literature=0A=
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> University of Kansas=0A=
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> Author of God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902=0A=