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60 This notion was still alive almost a year after Clemens had begun his dictations to Josephine 57. 58. 59. 60. AD, 6 Aug 1906. 29 Jan 1904 to Stanchfield, CU-MARK. See the ADs of 26 May (Whitford), 2 June (Paige), and 14 June 1906 (Bret Harte). 16 Jan 1904 to Howells, MH-H, in MTHL, 2:779. [ I n t roduc t ion • 23 ] Hobby in January 1906. In December of that year he spoke of it to a reporter, who then summarized it in the New York Times: As soon as the copyright expires on one of his books Mark Twain or his executors will apply for a new copyright on the book, with a portion of the autobiography run as a footnote.
Butters, head of the American Plasmon Company, whom he held responsible for his investment losses: “As soon as I get back we will pull Butters into Court, & I guess we can jail him. . ”58 But no such text from 1904 or earlier survives, and Butters is mentioned only in passing in the later Autobiographical Dictations. ”) There are others who might have received harsh treatment in now-lost dictations from 1904 whose portraits were then “done over” between January and August 1906. Clemens scattered a few sarcastic remarks about Charles L.
Harvey for Harper and Brothers to Rogers, 17 Oct 1900, CU-MARK. 35. 47. Harvey for Harper and Brothers to SLC, 14 Nov 1900, CU-MARK (the term of this 14 November letter agreement was “between this date and January 1st, 1902”); 20 Nov 1900 to Harvey, MH-H; SLC per Harvey to Harvey, 26 Nov 1900, Harper and Row archives, photocopy in CU-MARK. [ I n t roduc t ion • 19 ] dictations to Redpath in 1885. 48 Then in 1891 he suffered an attack of rheumatism in his right arm and, compelled by the necessity of working on his current book (The American Claimant), he did briefly experiment with the phonograph.