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In spite of the fact that, it’s regardless of, so long as you haven’t despatched the e-book. Don’t ship it; & I wouldn’t solution any longer of his letters, both. The booklet to Watson is alright. wooden is outwardly a bloody idiot. Yrs SLC J [letter docketed:] S L C | may well eight. eighty 1880—page a hundred To Orion Clemens 12 may perhaps 1880 • Hartford, Conn. (MS, correspondence card: CU-MARK, #01802) 1 2 three four five 6 could 12. SLC My expensive Bro— Drop the booklet & provide all your brain to the newspaper. The bane of american citizens is ov'rerwork—& the damage of any paintings is a divided curiosity. Concencrate—concentrate. something at a time. Yrs in haste Sam. Ï 1880—page a hundred and one To Thomas H. Murray thirteen could 1880 • Hartford, Conn. (MS, correspondence playing cards: CU-MARK, #01803) 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen inner most. Hartford, might thirteen. SLC pricey Sir: I be mindful you good, & so much pleasantly, too. Do you take into accout the evening trip within the degree trainer? I ask simply because final 12 months, in an out-of-the-way position in Germany, I stumbled on a very seedy outdated fellow of approximately sixty, who acknowledged he used to be alongside, that evening, =(he was once at the box,)= & that the horses ran away & have been making for a precipice whilst he seized the reins & stored our lives—then he struck me for ten cash. I paid him, even though I intimated that i assumed he charged relatively excessive. in reality, i didn't think that previous guy. i didn't think there have been any precipices at the street; i didn't think the horses ran away; i didn't think there have been any passengers alongside yet you & me. Do you keep in mind that guy? I informed him that if he was once with us, we most likely kept his existence. Then i attempted to collect——but this was once a failure. Do you consider him? I can’t name him to brain. actually Yours S. L. Clemens Ï 1880—page 102 To Jane Lampton Clemens and Pamela A. Moffett 14 may well 1880 • Hartford, Conn. (MS: NPV, #01804) may perhaps 14. 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen 17 18 My pricey mom & Sister: My suggestion to Orion (strenuously expressed) was once to drop his ebook totally, & supply his undivided consciousness to his newspaper paintings. If he does his entire accountability via the latter, he'll require all his ordinary time to relaxation in. No reporter will lengthy stay helpful who fritters away his resting time in writing on a e-book. At Orion’s time of lifestyles, a really little over-work could be potent undesirable for him. Now the minute he has finally long gone to incomes a residing, do you need him to visit making plans a vacation? enable the vacation alone—it will look after itself while the correct time comes. If Orion leaves his publish for a vacation sooner than he has turn into indispensa'lble to the Gate urban, he'll run a pointy hazard of discovering that the Gate urban prefers his successor. larger wait, & allow issues take their ordinary path. they're yelling for me to come back to dinner. All ship love. Yrs Sam Ï 1880—page 103 To Edwin Pond Parker 15 may well 1880 • Hartford, Conn. (MS, correspondence card: ViU, #01805) Saturday, may perhaps 15. 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven My expensive Parker— Being taken unexpectedly in poor health, & the health professional contemplating the assault a major one, i used to be minded to wipe out that indebtedness, & the sin of it, with 100 & fifty dollars—but due to a type windfall am utterly out of risk this morning, & getting better fairly quickly.

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