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"The Belle of New York"

Between 1893 and 1908 Clemens often visited New York City, and for periods of time he even resided there—at 14 West Tenth Street and at 21 Fifth Avenue. He made so many public appearances, often for charitable purposes, and was in such demand as a speaker and dinner guest that the press dubbed him "The Belle of New York."

A Bit of Autobiography A Bit of Autobiography
[typescript with author's revisions, 1906]
Birthday Bash Birthday Bash
[album, souvenir of the Seventieth Birthday celebration, December 1905]
Doe-Luncheons Doe-Luncheons
[drawings for place cards; guest list, 1908]
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