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Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 20 Jan 2023 11:54:33 -0800
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Thank you. I actually have an account there but failed to not the 
"borrow for one hour" button.  Alas Andrews does not provide a date for 
the Fréchette feté.

On 1/20/23 10:55, Leslie MYRICK wrote:
> 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.
> Leslie
> 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/
/Unaffiliated Geographer and Twain aficionado/