M a r k  T w a i n

I. 1851 - 1865


Mark Twain's Letter

1863 (cont'd)


A Duel Prevented
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/August 2, 1863


An Apology Repudiated
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/August 4, 1863

Mark Twain's Letter
San Francisco Daily Call/August 6, 1863
San Francisco Daily Call/August 13, 1863

Letter From Mark Twain
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Aug. 19, 1863
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Aug. 25, 1863

Local Column
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Aug. 27, 1863

Dispatches By the State Line

San Francisco Daily Call/August 29, 1863


San Francisco Daily Call/August 30, 1863


Dispatches by the State Line

San Francisco Daily Call/September 3, 1863


Mark Twain's Letter

San Francisco Daily Call/September 3, 1863


Bigler vs. Tahoe

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. September 4, 1863


Over the Mountains

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/September 17, 1863


How to Cure a Cold

The Golden Era/September 20, 1863


The Lick House Ball​

The Golden Era/September 27, 1863


The Only True and Reliable Account...

The Golden Era/October 11, 1863


First Annual Fair of the Washoe Agricultural, 
Mining and Mechanical Society

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. October 20, 1863


A Bloody Massacre Near Carson

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/October 28, 1863


I Take it All Back

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/October 29, 1863


​Letter from Mark Twain

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. November 8, 1863

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/November 17, 1863


Mark Twain on Artemus Ward,

"The Wild Humorist of the Plains"

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/November 27, 1863


Review of "Ingomar the Barbarian"

The Golden Era/November 29, 1863


A Tide of Eloquence

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. December 1, 1863


Dispatches by the State Line

San Francisco Daily Call/December 2, 1863


Letter from Mark Twain

 Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. December 5, 1863
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. December 13, 1863 

Dispatches by the State Line

San Francisco Daily Call/December 11, 1863


Nevada State Constitutional Convention
Virginia City Enterprise/c. December 14, 1863 


Local Column​

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 25, 1863


[No Title]

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise, December, 1863


Local Column​
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 25, 1863


The Bolters in Convention

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 30, 1863


A Gorgeous Swindle

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 30, 1863


1864


Letter from Mark Twain

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 11, 1864


Legislative Proceedings
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 13, 1864
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 14, 1864
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 15, 1864
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 16, 1864


​​​​​​Letter from Mark Twain​--Miss Clapp's School
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 19, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
House--Ninth Day

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 21, 1864

Legislative Proceedings--Tenth Day
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 22, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
House--Sixteenth Day
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 28, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
House--Seventeenth Day

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 29, 1864

Letter from Dayton
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. February 1, 1864


Concerning Notaries

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 9, 1864

Letter from Mark Twain
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 12, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864​

The Carson Undertaker--Continued
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
House--Thirty-Fifth Day
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864

The Removal of the Capital
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Feb. 16, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
Thirty-Sixth Day

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
Thirty-Seventh Day

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
Thirty-Eighth Day

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864


Legislative Proceedings
Thirty-Ninth Day

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864

Legislative Proceedings
Fortieth Day

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February, 1864

Doings in Nevada
​New York Mercury/February 7, 1864

Those Blasted Children
​New York Sunday Mercury/February 24, 1864

Another Traitor--Hang Him!
​Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/April 1, 1864


Frightful Accident to Dan DeQuille
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/April 20, 1864

Local Column
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. April 17, 1864

Shakespeare
​Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/April 23, 1864


Letter from Mark Twain
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/April 28, 1864

Washoe. "Information Wanted"
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/May 1, 1864


Grand Austin Flour-Sack Progress

Through Storey and Lyon Counties!

Virginia City Territorial Enterprise/May 17, 1864


1851


A Gallant Fireman

Hannibal Western Union/January 16, 1851


1852


The Dandy Frightening the Squatter

Boston Carpet-Bag/May 1, 1852


Hannibal, Missouri

Philadelphia American Courier/May 8, 1852


A Family Muss

Hannibal Journal/September 9, 1852


"Local" Resolves to Commit Suicide

Hannibal Journal/September 16, 1852


"Pictur" Department

Hannibal Journal/September 16, 1852


Historical Exhibition—A No. 1 Ruse

Hannibal Journal/September 16, 1852


1853


Original Correspondence

Muscatine Journal/December 16, 1853


1854


Correspondence

Muscatine Journal/January 6, 1854


[Untitled]

Muscatine Journal/February 17, 1854


For the Journal

Muscatine Journal/March 24, 1854


1855


Correspondence of the "Journal"

Muscatine Journal/February 28, 1855


[Untitled]

Muscatine Journal/March 9, 1855


Correspondence of the "Journal"

Muscatine Journal/March 12, 1855


Correspondence of the "Journal"
Muscatine Journal/March 14, 1855


1856


Correspondence

Keokuk Saturday Post/November 1, 1856


For the Post

Keokuk Daily Post/November 29, 1856


1857


Correspondence

Keokuk Daily Post/April 10, 1857


1859


River Intelligence

New Orleans Crescent/May 17, 1859


1862


Another Innocent Man Killed

​Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Sept. 16, 1862


A Gale

​Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Oct. 1, 1862


Petrified Man

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Oct. 4, 1862


[No Title]

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Oct. 13, 1862


The Spanish Mine

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Oct., 1862


Silver Bricks

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Nov. 1, 1862


Letter from Carson City

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Dec. 5, 1862


Letter from Carson City

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. Dec. 12, 1862


The Pah-Utes

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. Dec. 13, 1862


A Big Thing in Washoe City

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Dec. 23, 1862


The Illustrious Departed

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Dec. 28, 1862


Local Column

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. Dec. 30, 1862


1863


More Ghosts

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Jan. 1, 1863


Sulphur Deposit

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. Jan. 1, 1863


Local Column

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Jan. 6, 1863


Unfortunate Thief

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Jan. 8, 1863


Local Column

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/January 10, 1863

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 11, 1863


Territorial Sweets

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. January 22, 1863


Letter from Carson

​Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 5, 1863

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 8, 1863


The Spanish

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. February 12, 1863

 

Silver Bars--How Assayed
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. February 17, 1863​


Local Column

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. February 17, 1863


Ye Sentimental Law Student

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 19, 1863

​​​

A Sunday in Carson

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 24, 1863


Local Column

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 25, 1863


Reportorial

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/Feb. 26, 1863


​Local Column

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/February 26, 1863

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. March 1, 1863


A Sunday in Carson
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. March 3, 1863
ity Marshall Perry

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/March 4, 1863


Champagne With the Board of Brokers

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/March 7, 1863


​Examination of Teachers
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. April 1, 1863


Local Column
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/April 3, 1863

Advice to The Unreliable on Church Going
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. April 12, 1863

Horrible Affair
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. April 16, 1863

Local Column
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. April 19, 1863

Letter from Mark Twain
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. May 19, 1863
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. June 21, 1863


Reese River at San Francisco

Virginia City Territorial Enterprise/c. July 1, 1863

Mark Twain's Letter
San Francisco Daily Call/July 9, 1863
San Francisco Daily Call/July 15, 1863
San Francisco Daily Call/July 18, 1863
San Francisco Daily Call/July 23, 1863
San Francisco Daily Call/July 30, 1863





1864 (cont'd)
Personal Correspondence
Virginia City Territorial Enterprise/May 24, 1864 

"Miscegenation"
Virginia City Territorial Enterprise/May 24, 1864

Burglar Arrested
San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 7, 1864

Another Chapter in the Marks Family History
San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 11, 1864

Beasts in the Semblance of Men
San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 12, 1864

Petty Police Court Transactions
San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 15, 1864


Mark Twain in the Metropolis

Virginia City Territorial Enterprise/c. June 17, 1864

Another of Them
San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 23, 1864

A Trip to the Cliff House
San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 25, 1864

The Evidence in the Case of Smith v. Jones

The Golden Era/June 26, 1864


Charges Against an Officer
San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 28, 1864


The Kahn of Tartary

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/June 29, 1864


House at Large

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 1, 1864


Policeman Suspended

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 2, 1864


Early Rising, As Regards

Excursions to the Cliff House

The Golden Era/July 3, 1864


Secesh Highwaymen

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 3, 1864


Another Chapter in the Marks Family History

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 11, 1864


Chinese Slaves

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 12, 1864​​


Calaboose Theatricals

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 14, 1864


A Gross Outrage

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 16, 1864


The County Prison

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/July 17, 1864​


A Notable Conundrum

The Californian/October 1, 1864


Concerning the Answer to that Conundrum

The Californian/October 8, 1864


Had a Fit

San Francisco Daily Morning Call/October 11, 1864


Still Further Concerning that Conundrum

The Californian/October 15, 1864


Whereas

The Californian/October 22, 1864


Mark Twain in the Lion's Den--

And Out Again All Right

The Californian/November 5, 1864


The Killing of Julius Caesar "Localized"

The Californian/November 12, 1864


A Full And Reliable Account Of The Extraordinary Meteoric Shower Of Last Saturday Night

The Californian/November 19, 1864


1865


An Unbiased Criticism--

The California Art Union

​The Californian/March 18, 1865

​​

​​The Wickedness of the Police
San Francisco Dramatic Chronicle/May 26, 1865

Mark Twain on Operatic Music
Mariposa Free Press/June 17, 1865


Immoral
San Francisco Dramatic Chronicle/June 19, 1865

Enthusiastic Eloquence
San Francisco Dramatic Chronicle/June 23, 1865

Just "One More Unfortunate"

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/June 27, 1865

Mark Twain on the Colored Man

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/July 7, 1865


The Cruel Earthquake
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/October 10, 1865

Popper Defieth Ye Earthquake

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/October 15, 1865


Earthquake Almanac
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/October 17, 1865

Bob Roach's Plan for Circumventing a Democrat
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/October 21, 1865

San Francisco Letter
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/c. October 22, 1865

Attention, Fitz Smythe!
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/October 26, 1865

San Francisco Letter
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/October 26, 1865

Lisle Lester on Her Travels
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/October 30, 1865

Steamer Departures

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/October 31, 1865


More California Notables Gone
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/November 1, 1865

"Chrystal" on Theology
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/November 3, 1865

Oh, You Robinson!
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/November 6, 1865

A Word From Lisle Lester
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/November 7, 1865

"Surplusage"

S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/November 8, 1865

Ballad Infliction

The Californian/November 8, 1865


Pleasure Excursion
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/November 9, 1865

Stand Back!

S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/November 9, 1865


Cheerful Magnificence
S. F. Dramatic Chronicle/November 11, 1865

Exit "Bummer"

The Californian/November 11, 1865


Editorial “Puffing”
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/November 15, 1865

The Old Thing
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/November 18, 1865

The Pioneer’s Ball
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/November 19, 1865

Uncle Lige
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/November 28, 1865

A Graceful Compliment
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 10, 1865

San Francisco Letter
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 13, 1865
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 16, 1865
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 19, 1865
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 22, 1865
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 24, 1865
Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 26, 1865

Virginia City Terr. Enterprise/December 31, 1865