Mark Twain: April Fool, 1884
Edited by Leslie Myrick and Christopher Ohge
Mary Fiske to Samuel L. Clemens
31 March 1884 • New York, N.Y.
(MS: CU-MARK, UCLC 41868)
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91 Fifth Avenue March 31st
Dear Mr Twain
I know when you see my autograph you wont refuse me yours—
I would like as many as 160 at least, being about to tend a Booth in a Church Fair
Very Truly Yours
▮ Copy-text: The Mark Twain Papers, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley (CU-MARK).
Mary Fiske (1842–1889)
Mary (Fox) Fiske, a Hartford native, wrote plays and drama criticism under the nom de plume "Giddy Gusher." She married the journalist and dramatist Stephen Fiske in 1875.