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Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2022 13:36:26 -0500
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The OVERLAND WITH MARK TWAIN volume features photos of Moffett in Tacoma,
Washington on August 13 and aboard the U.S.S. MOHICAN ( p. 73, 75).


On Thu, Oct 6, 2022 at 12:43 PM Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I've come across a note in the Day By Day entry for August 1, 1908.
> This from an obituary notice in the New York Times, that "...and when
> Mr. Clemens
> started on his trip around the world in 1894, [sic 1895] Mr.
> Moffett accompanied him across the Continent as far as San
> Francisco."    This trip did not include San Francisco and Sam Moffett
> is not mentioned by Major Pond in his journal - as per the Karanovich
> version in the "Overland with Mark Twain" volume from 1992.  Is the New
> York Times wholly in error?
> --
> /Unaffiliated Geographer and Twain aficionado/