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Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 13:55:53 -0500
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Hi Scott,
You can find a copy of Andrews on the Internet Archive site, where you can
borrow it (requires registration).
This is always my first stop when I can't get to a library quickly.

On Fri, Jan 20, 2023 at 1:41 PM Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I've come across an enigmatic entry in Day By Day for January 12, 1879
> January 12 Sunday – the Clemenses loved to entertain, something expected
> of many Nook Farm residents. according to Twichell’s journal, a dinner
> was given at Sam’s for Louis Fréchette, Poet Laureate of Canada:
> “M.T. /never was/ so funny as this time. The perfect art of a certain
> kind of story telling will die with him. No one beside /can/ ever equal
> him, I am sure” [Andrews 92].
> This doesn't make much sense to me as Twichell was not in Munich in 1879
> and Sam was not at Nook Farm.  I believe the Andrews reference is to
> Andrews, Kenneth R. /Nook Farm – Mark Twain’s Hartford Circle. /Seattle:
> University of Washington Press, 1950.  I don't have access to that.
> --
> /Unaffiliated Geographer and Twain aficionado/