Clemens (Samuel L.) (1835-1910) letters, 1904

Descriptive Summary

Clemens (Samuel L.) (1835-1910) letters, 1904
Clemens, Samuel L., 1835-1910
6 letters
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
University of Louisville

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This series of holograph letters to Andrew Chatto (d. 1913) of Chatto and Windus, proposes a new edition of Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc (1899) with a dedication to Clemens' wife Olivia Langdon (1845-1904). The letters end after the death of Mrs. Clemens with a heart broken missive on paper with the conventional deep mourning black border, "Farewell, dear Chatto. We will meet no more." The letters, a gift of Barry Bingham Sr., are matted with calligraphic transcriptions and bound in three quarter morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.