Yes. I think it may have been the successful marketing of that book that
gave Twain the idea of selling his books by subscription. I think he even
knew or at least met Richardson at some point. Al Gribben's MT Library would
very likely provide a firm answer.
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From: "Dustin Jones" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 3:01 PM
Subject: Beyond the Mississippi
> Hi all=2C I'm trying to determine if Twain had heard of=2C read=2C or
> of all) commented upon Albert D. Richardson's Beyond the Mississippi. I
> eem to recall reading that he had requested a copy from Albert Bigelow
> e or from his brother Orion=2C but I've lost the reference=2C cannot find
> t=2C and am beginning to think that maybe I am mistaken entirely. Any
> s would be appreciated.
> Dustin Jones
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