TWAIN-L Archives

Mark Twain Forum


Options: Use Classic View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Sender: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2004 11:00:51 -0600
MIME-version: 1.0
Reply-To: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Content-type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
In-Reply-To: <[log in to unmask]>
Content-transfer-encoding: 7BIT
Parts/Attachments: TEXT/PLAIN (10 lines)
Kipen's article does not address the theory put forth by
Philip Fanning in _Mark Twain and Orion Clemens_ (Univ. of Alabama
Press, 2003) in his chapter 10 titled "Sam's San Francisco Crisis."

Fanning's research and reasoning places the "suicide thought" on or
about January 18, 1866 and relates it to frustrations caused by Orion
and failure to sell the Tennessee land.