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Twain was traveling alone on the tour that I refer to.  He was giving 
the American Vandal Abroad lecture.

On 4/16/2020 5:53 PM, JULES AUSTIN HOJNOWSKI wrote:
> The nyc library has a journal that was kept by one of them on that trip i have looked at that jounal twice, but it has been years since i have seen it, i do not tecall seeing sandusky in the travel dates.
> Jules a 50 year twain scholar ,:) ms in twain studies
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> From: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Philip Bauer <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:23:12 PM
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> Subject: Re: The Prettiest furniture
> Hey Scott, I am a newer Mark Twain scholar.  When I give talks, I talk
> about how close Twain got to Sandusky OH where I live.  In his 1869
> lecture tour, he probably criss-crossed here.
> He spoke in Cleveland and then went to Toledo and then back  to Norwalk
> (about 10 miles south of Sandusky).  Do you happen to know his route?
> There was the Lake Shore Electric Railroad that went between Toledo and
> Cleveland with Sandusky mid-line and Norwalk on another trunk.   Can you
> possibly confirm that he took the Lake Shore Electric?    Thanks, Phil
> On 4/16/2020 1:22 PM, scott wrote:
>> Sam wrote Livy from Toledo, while on the Twain-Cable tour, about the
>> prettiest furniture he'd seen in a hotel.  I believe I have determined
>> that the hotel was The Hibbard House in Jackson, MI.  Ironically, it
>> was a replacement for this hotel that was awarded an historical
>> building status, The Otsego Hotel.  I mention this for those interested
>> in Twain landmarks.