According to T*he Springfield Daily Republican* (November 30, 1869) Twain
was to lecture that evening in Thompsonville, Connecticut's North
Congregational Church on the "Curiosities of California" for the
"Thompsonviille lecture association."
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On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 3:59 PM Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> So I'm working on Twain's routes for the "Our Fellow Savages" tour.
> November 29, 1869 he's in Newtonville, MA - just a short step from
> Boston. November 30, he's in Thompsonville. Thompsonville, CT is quite
> a distance from Boston but it seems to be the agreed upon location for
> his lecture. Maybe Thompsonville, MA - just a small village in Newton,
> MA - also just a short step from Boston - as been overlooked.
> Is there any corroborating evidence as to what town he might have
> lectured in? Just the next day he is reported to have been in Brooklyn.