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Add to My CitationsTo Orion Clemens
13 April 1870 • Buffalo, N.Y.
(Transcript by Albert Bigelow Paine of damaged MS:
CU-MARK, UCCL 12761)
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Buffalo, Apl. 13/70.

My Dear Bro:

I keep money on deposit with Dan Slote all the time, in New York, & have just written him to write John Daly (of [Daly & Boas], Blank Books, Main st. St Louis,) to honor my order on them in your favor for $100. Dan will write them to-morrow

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authority from Dan.

Who is Mr. Webster of the Republican? If I [knew] him I would introduce you but I cannot very well take that liberty with a stranger. Who is he?

I may possibly know him, but cannot “place him” just now. As you want to get a patent, would it not be better for you to have one of

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Textual Commentary



glyphglyphCopy-text:glyphTranscript by Albert Bigelow Paine of damaged MS, CU-MARK. On the line between the dateline and salutation, the transcript reads ‘Fragmentary—’. The typist signaled missing text with repeated hyphens, periodically interrupted with semicolons.

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