May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 292

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
'I HAVE WRITTEN MR. PULITZER' TWAIN, MARK. Two Autograph Postcards Signed, 'SLC,' to James M. Troby[?]. The first, inviting him to visit in order to discuss Twain's objection. The second, laying out his plans for the summer and noting his communication with Mr. [Joseph?] Pulitzer. Each 1 page, 3 1/2x4 1/2 inches; two punch holes at upper edge of each with minor loss to text, minor scattered soiling and abrasions. (MRS) London, 10 February; 19 June 1900 [from postmarks]

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19 June: 'But you know, the explanation, in writing or otherwise, isn't due from me to the other side, but from the other side to me. Maybe Mr. Merrill will call & state his case when he comes.
'. . . The 7th July we retire for the summer to 'Dollis Hill', 4 miles in the country from Baker Street Station.
'I have written Mr. Pulitzer, accepting for tomorrow, at 1:30. . . .'