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"John R. Pascal" <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:43:32 -0400
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Congratulations on being named as the JOURNAL’s fourth Legacy Scholar.

A richly deserved honor, sir!

John Pascal
Seton Hall Preparatory School
West Orange, New Jersey
> On Sep 12, 2015, at 12:25 PM, Alan Gribben <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> The Fall 2015 issue of the MARK TWAIN JOURNAL will be mailed by the printer=
> on September 30th. =0A=
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> Its feature article by Thomas Ruys Smith, profusely illustrated, looks at d=
> escriptions of the Mississippi River in the decade just before Twain took o=
> ver permanent ownership of that subject in 1875. =0A=
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> An essay by Kevin Mac Donnell honors R. Kent Rasmussen as the MARK TWAIN JO=
> URNAL's fourth Legacy Scholar.=0A=
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> Gretchen Sharlow pays tribute to the accomplishments of Mark Woodhouse duri=
> ng his decades as Archivist for the Mark Twain Archive at Elmira College. =
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> Five other articles take up topics ranging from Twain's Nevada years to his=
> friendship with the politician J. R. Hawley to his racially ironic manuscr=
> ipt WHICH WAS IT?=0A=
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> In addition, the JOURNAL also briefly reviews seven recent works of Twain s=
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> This would be a good time to print out the subscription rate form available=
> at and send it to your campus or local library. L=
> ibraries are generally receptive to personal requests for journal subscript=
> ions, and the MARK TWAIN JOURNAL rate ($30 for libraries in 2016) compares =
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> You can inform your library that although JSTOR is allowed to access the en=
> tire run of this journal, by agreement it does NOT offer issues published d=
> uring the past two years. =0A=
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> Thanks for all of your support during the period when this periodical fell =
> behind its publication schedule owing to the illnesses of its former editor=
> Dr. Thomas A. Tenney. =0A=
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> There is still space remaining in the upcoming Spring 2016 issue. Please co=
> nsider submitting well-documented biographical and historical articles as w=
> ell as critical essays of general interest.  =0A=
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> The eclectic MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, founded in 1936, is approaching its eighti=
> eth year of publication. Now affiliated with the Mark Twain Circle of Ameri=
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> Sincerely,=0A=
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> Alan Gribben=0A=
> Editor since 2012=0A=
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