) Dear John
(I have always wanted to say that)
Do you by any chance include the house where Ulysses S Grant lived before
he became president? Somewhere I read that Clemens and some reporter friend
of his went to that house to contact grants father to take him out
drinking. I can’t remember where I heard that or read it. Have you heard
that story? I would love to pin down the source of it And to know which
reporter friend was with him.
Thanks for any help. I sure would love to go on your tour if I ever get
back to New York. Thanks again Arianne Laidlaw
On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 12:03 PM John H. Muller <
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> Starting near the Jackson statue in Lafayette Square, journey back to the
> mid-19th century, when Mark Twain spent the winter of 1867–68 working as a
> journalist for a half-dozen newspapers. Join historian and author of “Mark
> Twain in Washington, D.C: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent” John
> Muller as you travel to sites like the Willard Hotel, Newspaper Row, and
> the old City Hall to uncover this little-known but pivotal chapter in
> Twain’s life. While walking, you’ll hear captivating stories about Twain’s
> time in various boarding houses and the lively, irreverent, and
> hard-drinking bohemian correspondents he ran with.
> Learn About Mark Twain’s Years in Washington, DC!
> - Historian and author John Muller reveals the untold stories of one of the
> most famous authors of all time.
> - Visit Essential Historic Sites
> - John leads you on an adventure stretching more than a half-century as you
> visit places like Newspaper Row, the old Police Court, and more.
> - Get some steps in - approximately 1.5 miles - with friendly, like-minded
> John Muller
> Capital Community News l Greater Greater Washington l Washington Syndicate
> *Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C: The Lion of Anacostia
> History Press, 2012] Winner of 2013 DC READS
> Mark Twain in Washington, D.C.: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent
> <http://amzn.to/19PzIFd> [The History Press, 2013]
Arianne Laidlaw A '58