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Kevin Mac Donnell <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 2 Oct 2018 09:06:50 -0500
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I am unaware of any reactions Twain had to her writings. No mention in this 
book, no books by her listed by Gribben in Twain's library (unless new ones 
have come to light--we'll know this soon!), and no mention in Twain's NB. 
Jackson's book was published by Harper long before Twain became associated 
with that firm and began getting gratis copies of their publications.

The only crossing of paths between Twain and Jackson that comes to mind is 
the February 1880 Holmes birthday breakfast. I may be misremembering, but I 
think Twain attended (he made some remarks, or else sent a letter to be 
read) and Jackson contributed a poem, but may not have attended. They may 
have crossed paths at other times or places but I have not researched this 
at all.

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-----Original Message----- 
From: Hal Bush
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 7:47 AM
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Subject: Re: BOOK REVIEW: _Mark Twain among the Indians_, Driscoll

thanks for the fine review, Kevin; one question that I have is:  did MT eve=
r read/ respond to Helen Hunt Jackson, A Century of Dishonor (1881)?  Just =
wondering ...

Dr. Hal Bush

Dept. of English

Saint Louis University

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