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Tue, 7 May 2024 20:51:29 +0000
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Ha! Just for the record, I had nothing to do with the Waco jukebox. I only work here😀
Happy Trails! Best, Joe

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From: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 3:45:58 PM
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Subject: Re: Mark Twain in Nicaragua

Teleporting, for sure.

Among the many fake Mark Twain relics I've been offered (cigar boxes,
pens, a trunk, a chair or two, a guitar, a gold watch, etc.) there was
an iron bed he slept in "from a roadside inn where he stayed every time
he visited Nebraska" and a jukebox in Waco, Texas that he fed nickels
every time he was in Texas.

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From: "Taylor Roberts" <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: 5/7/2024 12:01:01 PM
Subject: Re: Mark Twain in Nicaragua

>I can't answer about Nicaragua, but I am starting to wonder whether in his
>last decade Mark Twain may have had teleportation abilities.
>The King Edward Hotel ("The King Eddy") in Toronto, Canada, opened in 1903,
>and continues to state that Mark Twain was among its famous guests, even
>though his last visit to Toronto was in 1885.
>I wrote to the hotel a couple of times to ask about this, but they must be
>pretty busy, because they have never answered.
>On Tue, May 7, 2024 at 12:25 PM Steve McGrane <[log in to unmask]>
>>  Did Mark Twain visit Nicaragua other than the 1866 trip?
>>  I visited San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua last month and the Victoria hotel
>>  there has a "Mark Twain's
>>  Suite." They do not explicitly say he stayed there on their website but it
>>  is implied and someone
>>  there told me he did. There are also traveler websites that claim he
>>  stayed there but no scholarly sources.  However, two sources say the hotel
>>  was build in 1900 or 1902. I think he made a later
>>  trip from New York to San Franciso but took the Panama route. But was
>>  there another trip?
>>  Perhaps on the way back to NY? The detail is needed for a story.
>>  Dr. Stephen McGrane
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