office “express” printing co.
buffalo, Feb 8 1870.1
in answer i am obliged to say that it will not be possible for me to accept your kind invitation. i shall not be able to lecture again during the present season. thanking you kindly for the compliment of your invitation, i am
sam’l l. clemens.
boston lyceum bureau,
20 bromfield street,
P. S. You must write the “Express” folks about the change of the Weekly—I never go near the office.2
Don’t know what No. of the Broadway that article was in.3
Am just married, & don’t take an interest in anything out of doors.
Give my love to Frank first time you see him or write him.
Provenance:donated to CtY in 1942 by Walter F. Frear.