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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 22 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Clemens, Samuel Langhorne 1835- (search)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne 1835- (penname, mark Twain), author; born in Florida, Mo., Nov. 20, 1835; educated at Hannibal, Mo.; learned the printer's trade; served as a Mississippi River pilot; and became territorial secretary of Nevada. He spent several years in mining and newspaper work. In 1884 he established the publishing house of C. L. Webster & Co., in New York. The failure of this firm, after it had published General Grant's Personal memoirs, and paid over $250,000 to his widow, involved Mr. Clemens in heavy losses; but by 1900 he had paid off all obligations by the proceeds of his books and lectures. He has travelled extensively in Europe, Australia, Samuel Langhorne Clemens. and other places. His books include The jumping frog; The innocents abroad; Roughing it; Adventures of Tom Sawyer; The adventures of Huckleberry Finn; The Prince and the pauper; A tramp abroad; Life on the Mississippi; A Yankee at King Arthur's Court; Tom Sawyer abroad; Pudd'nhead Wilson; Jo