Mark Twain: April Fool, 1884
Edited by Leslie Myrick and Christopher Ohge
Henry Peters Gray to Samuel L. Clemens
1 April 1884 • New York, N.Y.
(MS: CU-MARK, UCLC 41989)
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the western union telegraph company.
number 89 | sent by HG | rec'd by A | 15 paid check
received at 1125 1884.
dated New York
to S L Clemens Esq
By Express prepaid please send me three pounds of your heaviest waterproof autographs and oblige
Henry Peters Gray[stamped:] western union tel. co. apr 1 1884 hartford, ct. View Page
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▮ Copy-text: The Mark Twain Papers, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley (CU-MARK).
Henry Peters Gray Jr. (1844–1897)
Henry Peters Gray served for the New York Volunteers as an assistant adjutant general during the Civil War, and after the war was a longstanding employee of Tiffany & Company.