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Barbara Schmidt <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 20 Dec 1998 11:35:54 -0500
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The unpublished excerpt of Twain's manuscript that appears in the
New York Times this morning was originally intended for the New York
Tribune. I mistakenly alerted Kevin that the article was originally
headed for the NY Herald.

According to _Mark Twain's Letters, Vol. 3_, p. 698 the article was

"The White House Funeral."  Written on 7 March [1869] for the
New York Tribune, but never published.  One sheet of Tribune galley
proof, CU-MARK.

Does anyone remember seeing the complete text of the article printed
elsewhere?  Or any ideas of why the Tribune failed to run it?