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ALS, Redding, Connecticut, to Jean Clemens. [1908 August 9],

Author: Samuel Langhorne Clemens; Jane Lampton Clemens
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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" ... I was gone two days to New York to the funeral [of a nephew, Sam Moffett, who had recently drowned]; the shock of the tragedy, & the blistering heat, & the heavy black clothes & the pathetic sight of the broken-hearted family, was a heavy drain upon me & struck me down; but I am getting over it now ... Be happy, dear love, & put all disturbing solicitudes away from you, & bury yourself in cheerful books &  Read more...
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Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Langhorne Clemens; Jane Lampton Clemens
OCLC Number: 16142435
Description: 3 p. ; 16 x 12.5 cm.

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" ... I was gone two days to New York to the funeral [of a nephew, Sam Moffett, who had recently drowned]; the shock of the tragedy, & the blistering heat, & the heavy black clothes & the pathetic sight of the broken-hearted family, was a heavy drain upon me & struck me down; but I am getting over it now ... Be happy, dear love, & put all disturbing solicitudes away from you, & bury yourself in cheerful books & pleasant thoughts. Oh yes, Jean, dear heart, shut your eyes & your heart to the burden of life, & be happy ..."

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