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Henry Gray's classic was published in Britain in 1858, although the US
edition wasn't published until 1878. Clemens could have seen or acquired
the British edition on his European travels, but it would not have been
available in Missouri in the mid-1840s.

 Gerald Stone
Editor, Regional Oral History Office
The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley