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ALS, [1908 July 28] : Redding, Connecticut, to Jean Clemens.

Author: Mark Twain; Jane Lampton Clemens
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Twain writes to his daughter: "I am very glad you enjoy sailing. Sixty years ago I think I ranked it above all pleasures." He also says: "I am doing very very very very little work. I am sorry, but I can't help it--without an effort, & I have ceased from having a liking for efforts. I seem to greatly prefer cards, & billards, & reading, & smoking, & lying around in the shade. However I worked 60 years, & if I am  Read more...
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Jane Lampton Clemens
OCLC Number: 16134773
Notes: On "Innocence at Home" letterhead.
Description: 3 pages ; 16.5 x 13 cm

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Twain writes to his daughter: "I am very glad you enjoy sailing. Sixty years ago I think I ranked it above all pleasures." He also says: "I am doing very very very very little work. I am sorry, but I can't help it--without an effort, & I have ceased from having a liking for efforts. I seem to greatly prefer cards, & billards, & reading, & smoking, & lying around in the shade. However I worked 60 years, & if I am ever going to take a holiday it is time I was at it."

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