Two autograph letters dating to Clemens's early career in the 1860s.
Autograph letter signed ("Sam L. Clemens Or 'Mark Twain' if you have forgotten genuine name"), 2 pages on one leaf of ruled notepaper, Wailuku, 26 April  to Messrs Kimball, expressing eagerness to visit Haleakala volcano in the company of Messrs Kimball, but needs time to arrive as his horse is pokey; wear at horizontal folds; provenance: Nick Karanovich (sale, Sotheby's 19 June 2003, lot 13); Victor and Irene Murr Jacobs (sale, Sotheby's, 29 October 1996, lot 180) — Autograph letter signed ("Mark Twain"), one page, Hartford, 7 October , to Edward Burlingame, indicating that he was getting out a book and asking whether Burlingame remembered his old Honolulu pun about Twain's name; rust stain on top margin from paper clip.
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