16 October 1873 • London, England
(MS facsimile and transcript: www.sharperarebooks.com,
15 February 2008, item 95, UCCL 13094)
Please pass the bearer to a good stall.
My Dear Old Boy—
Can’t you take this note as your authority & run in to the lecture (Hanover Square Rooms) tomorrow evening or Saturday afternoon? Or mail this to Geo. Dolby, (if you prefer,) 52 New Bond street, & he will send you ticket.
Previous publication:Newly published on MTPO, 2010.
Emendations and textual notes:
noon? • noon.
& • 7
Mark Twain • [signature reported and quoted]