At 10:26 PM 1/31/97 -0500, Barbara Schmidt wrote:
: >It was here that it made the acquaintance
>of and advertised as widely as possible the work of a young and
:>red-headed reporter, Sam Clemens. The Aurora Times was a stanch
:>Union paper, and through the Civil War days the editors and their
:>little press were faithfully guarded by shotgun deputies."
:>Are there any other known sources that can verify Clemens
:>with The Aurora Times?
My only clear report
about Twain's hair color had been his
apparent self-report of having dark brown hair.
I have red hair, but first I must have the facts.
Q: Was it merely somewhat red in the sun?
Please ! some questions are not important enough to ignore.