"MARK TWAIN" CLEMENS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/31/1901 - HFSID 31413. Riverdale on the Hudson, 1901 December 31. I should dearly like to be there & make love to Abbey - which is the habit of all his friends -- & let him hug to his heart once more his old ass, whom he once invited to the Royal Academy Banquet, & who didn't know enough to - to - But never mind - I shall know better another time, if it comes. It was a distinction, to be the only man that had ever done it; but there are distinctions which do not distinc satisfactorily when you come to think them over at your leisure.Formed in 1870, the Lotos Club of New York is one of the oldest literary clubs in the United States. The name, from Tennyson's poem, "The Lotos Eaters", was selected to convey "rest and harmony".
Lord was Secretary of the Lotus Club. Later in 1902, he painted King Edward VII's coronation portrait. ¼x¼-inch paper loss at upper margin of mid-vertical fold. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our AUTHORS (1,780).Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints.
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