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Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:26:48 -0700
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Congratulations!  Sounds fascinating.
Arianne Laidlaw

On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Robert E Stewart <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I take one-time advantage of membership in this circle to announce the
> publication of an important new Gold Rush book. Admitting it does not deal
> with
>  a Twain issue, I have a couple thousand hours of research invested in it,
> having  written the extensive annotations that identify people, places and
> events  mentioned in the 82 letters by two Pennsylvania boys during their
> venture to the  West. My co-editor has a similar time investment, having
> compared and  corrected the rough old typescript to the handwritten
> letters.
> Spoiler --if it were a novel, it would fall in the category of tragedy.
> Both boys die at the end.
> The Gold Rush Letters of E. Allen Grosh and Hosea B. Grosh is a publication
>  of the University of Nevada Press, and was appropriately vetted before
> publication. My co-editor Ronald M. James is the Nevada State Historic
> Preservation Officer of 40 years service.  Email me if you would like a
>  flyer on
> the volume. [log in to unmask] (mailto:[log in to unmask])
> Bob Stewart, Carson City

Arianne Laidlaw A '58