John, yes, the earliest we know of at the moment. Published in Orion's
Hannibal *Western Union,* 16 January 1851, p. 3. *Early Tales & Sketches,
Volume 1,* pp. 61-62.
On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 8:08 AM John Greenman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I’ve seen that "A Gallant Fireman” might be Sam’s first published work.
> Anyone know when and where??
> And also….is there a digital (or other) copy of it somewhere???
> When chemists die, they barium.
> John Greenman
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