Mark Twain in the West: An Exhibition
Writing for the Enterprise

Sam Clemens in Virginia City, 1863

Photographer unknown. Signed “Sam Clemens.” The red ink reads “His + Ortografe.” The pencil reads “Local Ed. Ter. Ent. Va. City N.T.”

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