Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part One (1867-1879)


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This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included in the chronological listing are some of Twain’s short stories, speeches and letters, as they appeared in the New York Times from the first (May 1, 1867) up through 1924 (the most recent Public Domain year available). "Part One" of the collection includes articles that appeared from 1867 through 1879. The original microfiche articles are available at the New York Times "Time Machine" website: https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/browser/ - Summary by John Greenman and Barbara Schmidt (4 hr 19 min)

Chapters

May 1, 1867 - New Publications [Jumping Frog] 2:31 Read by John Greenman
May 7, 1867 - Mark Twain's Lecture [Sandwich Islands] 2:40 Read by John Greenman
June 9, 1867 - The Pleasure Excursion to Europe and Palestine - Sailing of the … 6:23 Read by John Greenman
July 23, 1871 - A Real Church & A New Beecher Church 24:55 Read by John Greenman
January 25, 1872 - Mark Twain's Lecture [''Roughing It''] 1:37 Read by John Greenman
November 26, 1872 - Perils of the Sea 10:17 Read by John Greenman
February 6, 1873 - Mark Twain's Lecture on the Sandwich Islands [Review] 4:54 Read by John Greenman
June 11, 1873 - Mark Twain - An Interesting Question in Trade-Mark - The ''Inn… 3:18 Read by John Greenman
June 12, 1873 - Mark Twain's Suit - He Obtains a Permanent Injunction 1:33 Read by John Greenman
September 17, 1874 - Amusements [Review of performance of ''The Gilded Age''] 4:06 Read by John Greenman
November 29, 1874 - Sociable Jimmy 12:11 Read by John Greenman
December 24, 1874 - Amusements - The 100th Representation of ''The Gilded Age'' 9:32 Read by John Greenman
April 29, 1875 - Proposed Shakespeare Memorial 9:05 Read by John Greenman
October 1, 1875 - A Persistent Beggar 8:13 Read by John Greenman
December 9, 1875 - Mark Twain’s Contribution 1:40 Read by John Greenman
March 19, 1876 - Mark Twain on St. Patrick 4:37 Read by John Greenman
October 2, 1876 - Mark Twain in Politics 9:41 Read by John Greenman
October 29, 1876 - Mark Twain Compliments Postmaster James 2:10 Read by John Greenman
December 23, 1876 - Forefather’s Day - Speech of Mr. Samuel Clemens: ''The Olde… 18:13 Read by John Greenman
January 13, 1877 - Unsigned book review for Tom Sawyer 11:39 Read by John Greenman
June 17, 1877 - Mark Twain [How he got his name] 1:33 Read by John Greenman
August 1, 1877 - Amusements - Fifth-Avenue Theatre 7:24 Read by John Greenman
September 20, 1877 - Mark Twain’s ''Tramp'' of The Sea 5:07 Read by John Greenman
October 7, 1877 - Mark Twain’s War Experiences 11:04 Read by John Greenman
December 20, 1877 - Twain at the Whittier Dinner 12:18 Read by John Greenman
April 12,1878 - The Start for Germany 11:43 Read by John Greenman
April 11, 1879 - Too Late for Roger McPherson - Mark Twain Apologizes for Not m… 7:51 Read by John Greenman
September 3, 1879 - Mark Twain Home Again 9:27 Read by John Greenman
October 19, 1879 - ''The Innocents'' in Elmira & Patriotic Letter from Mark Twa… 8:23 Read by John Greenman
November 15, 1879 - Banquet of the Army of the Tennessee 9:08 Read by John Greenman
November 26, 1879 - How His Time is Wasted 8:34 Read by John Greenman
December 14, 1879 - The Postal Order Again 17:50 Read by John Greenman