22 January 1871 • Buffalo, N.Y.
(MS facsimile: www.ebay.com, 27 June 2001,
item 1160354729, UCCL 12355)
Buffalo, Jan. 22.
I ordered my publisher to send you the book, long ago—& now I have sent him this present letter of yours, with an imperative order to send you the book immediately. He will be very likely to attend to it without this time without fooling away any perceptible amount of time—but if he neglects it, I ask as a personal favor that you will let me know, with dispatch. Things shall go right or else there shall be trouble in the family.
Samℓ. L. Clemens
Previous publication:Newly published on MTPO, 2010.
Provenance:The MS was offered for sale by Luis Vigdor of Powell Associates, who wrote, “A good friend in Chicago, a
professional dealer of stamps and rare documents, gave me this letter as a gift for my autograph collection about 15 years