He most certainly is included. I wonder why Pond did not mention him as
part of the entourage. Moffett likely followed on to Portland then
possibly continued to San Francisco on his own. Did he, perhaps,
publish anything regarding the North American trip?
On 10/6/22 11:36, Barbara Schmidt wrote:
> The OVERLAND WITH MARK TWAIN volume features photos of Moffett in Tacoma,
> Washington on August 13 and aboard the U.S.S. MOHICAN ( p. 73, 75).
> On Thu, Oct 6, 2022 at 12:43 PM Scott Holmes<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I've come across a note in the Day By Day entry for August 1, 1908.
>> This from an obituary notice in the New York Times, that "...and when
>> Mr. Clemens
>> started on his trip around the world in 1894, [sic 1895] Mr.
>> Moffett accompanied him across the Continent as far as San
>> Francisco." This trip did not include San Francisco and Sam Moffett
>> is not mentioned by Major Pond in his journal - as per the Karanovich
>> version in the "Overland with Mark Twain" volume from 1992. Is the New
>> York Times wholly in error?
>> /Unaffiliated Geographer and Twain aficionado/
/Unaffiliated Geographer and Twain aficionado/