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Barbara Schmidt <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 24 Aug 2021 14:09:41 -0500
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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.”


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.