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The Courant everyone is own pals of mine, yet they've got no longer carried their partiality as far as to invite me to assist edit their paper. i think they suspect they could edit it in addition to i may. i believe so, too. they've got denied the Sun’s record, however it doesn’t aid concerns a lot; each day humans write to me eager to subscribe. this might be ever so friendly & flattering, merely i'm so afraid that they get letters each day from outdated buyers eager to stop! doubtless the Sun’s file grew out of the truth that my home is attached with the Courant place of work via cellphone. I reside a few mile & a part from the heart of the town; & because the Courant is within the heart of the company district this cell is a smart comfort to me whilst i need to ship for anything in a rush; however the virtue is all on one part. i am getting the entire profit & they get all of the hassle. No editorials go through the phone both approach. i'm comfortable you're thinking that i'd make an “impressive Governor” of this nation. I even imagine i might, myself. yet so long as we will be able to have our current 1878—page 7 SLC to Rollin M. Daggett, 24 January 1878, contd. 1 2 three four five 6 Governor, although he's a Democrat, i don't desire to interfere. at present it's a fortunate kingdom, certainly, that's so lucky as to have the best guy within the correct position. Connecticut is so positioned, within the subject of the governorship. Yours, really, Samuel L. Clemens. 1878—page eight To John W. Sanborn 24 January 1878 • Hartford, Conn. (TS: John W. Sanborn, distinct Authors Whom i've got Met, 1920, p. eight, #10421) 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight Hartford, Jan. 24. ’Sh! Dont say a word—let the others get “stuck. ” I’ll let you know privately, to take advantage of a rainy rag or brush—but allow us to go away the others to get into difficulty with their arms. Then they are going to abuse the Scrap ebook all over, & straightway each person will purchase one to provide to his enemy, & that would make an exceptional sale for the inventor, who will visit Europe & rejoice. Yours actually, Mark Twain. 1878—page nine To Orion Clemens 28 January 1878 • Hartford, Conn. (MS, correspondence card: NPV, #01527) 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 Monday. SLC My expensive Bro—Am simply again from ny drained to demise, yet needs to write a line to unconfuse you. I don’t understand who began that comic story approximately my being hooked up with the Courant. i'm hooked up with it simply by way of cellphone & in no opposite direction. They ship me a physician whilst I ask for one; they ship telegrams dictated by way of me; they obtain telegrams for me & mobilephone the contents to me; in lots of methods they retailer me time, & are very variety & accommodating; yet i've got not more to do with possessing or modifying the Courant than you will have. for those who should still see an in . . . . 1878—page 10 To Mary Mason Fairbanks five February 1878 • Hartford, Conn. (MS: CSmH, #01528) 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Hartford Feb. 5'78. My pricey Mother—It was once genuine stable of you to put in writing me those pleasant issues out of your in poor health mattress; yet you then consistently are solid to me, unwell or good, & you by no means have written me a letter that did not supply me excitement '( & a deal of it, too, nor has the sight of your handwriting on an envelop ever been except a pride to me.

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