Mark Twain: April Fool, 1884
Edited by Leslie Myrick and Christopher Ohge
William C. Beecher to Samuel L. Clemens
31 March 1884 • Brooklyn, N.Y.
(MS correspondence card: CU-MARK, UCLC 41856)
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Brooklyn N.Y. March 31.st 1884.
My Dear Mr Clemens
Will it be imposing too much on your well known good nature to ask the favor of your autograph.
Yours Very truly
W. C. Beecher123 Columbia Heights
▮ Copy-text: The Mark Twain Papers, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley (CU-MARK).
William Constantine Beecher (1849–1928)
William C. Beecher was Henry Ward Beecher's son. He practiced law and wrote a biography of his father, Henry Ward Beecher: A Sketch of His Career (Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1887).