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Norton and Co. With many kind wishes for your continued Success and hoping you may be pleased to grant my request,. This may be Clemens's earliest preserved autograph request. Newspaper publication of his Quaker City voyage letters in gave him a national reputation, but much greater fame would come from publication of The Innocents Abroad in July Pearce as the wife of William W.
Pearce, a jeweler. I regret exceedingly that your agricultural editorship has not been appreciated. Other laborers in that field have met with the same ingratitude from an ignorant community. Some years ago one of the governors of Indiana devoted himself to the improvement of the stock in that benighted state shortly before a general election.
A constituent addressed him a note inquiring what he thought of the hydraulic ram? Mr Governor immediately and properly replied that it was better than Southdown for mutton equal to Merino for wool, and would you believe it-the prejudices of the people were such that he lost his re-election. Readers enjoyed telling Clemens about real-life oddities resembling his fictional inventions. This letter responds to his July Galaxy sketch "How I Edited an Agricultural Paper Once," a burlesque account of a newspaper publishing nonsense such as claiming turnips grow on vines.
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The letter alludes to Joseph A. Wright , the governor of Indiana in , who was publicly embarrassed for suggesting that the "hydraulic ram" a water pump could improve sheep breeds Ouachita, Ks. Telegraph, 12 Feb. Powers and E.
Skinner, eds. Wright did not run for reelection in but was later appointed to fill an empty U. Senate seat. The anonymous correspondent's pseudonym, "Virgilius," recalls the medieval European grammarian Virgilius Maro Grammaticus and the ancient Roman poet Virgil, who was also known as Virgilius. Sir-I am an old man, a farmer, and an invalid of two years standing. My occupation if I may call it so, is reading the papers and Magazines, of which together I subscribe to eighteen-among them the Galaxy, next I think in its standing to Appleton's Journal-I write to thank you for filling a void in the Galaxy, which I have long felt in the literature of the day.
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The mind is like the body, it needs relaxation and rest-for it is hard labour to read continuously the stilted sentiment of the time and of the hundreds of books papers I have read during several years back, excepting Mr Dickens works. I do not remember to have seen humour enough in any one to excite a laugh, until yr appearance in the Galaxy-It is a great feature in the work, with me at least, and poor down trodden devils as we are, it must be genuine humour that can produce a cachinnation in a Southern gentleman-I trust you will continue this department, with profit to yrself and benefit amusement to yr readers-For God's sake dont think I have written this to have it published-it is for yself alone-I dont know even yr real name-.
Galaxy was a New York monthly for which Clemens wrote a monthly column in Appleton's Journal was another New York monthly. A farmer, he was later eulogized as "a gentleman of the old school, scholarly and cultured, public spirited and bold" obituary, Augusta, Georgia, Chronicle, 12 Jan. Inspired by Walker's grief over the death of a slave, the widely reprinted story concluded with a northerner observing that "the negroes of the south are the happiest and most contented people on the face of the earth.
Stephens resigned from the U. Congress in , Walker declined the offer of the nomination to succeed him. After the Civil War, Walker successfully applied to the Union government's pardon and amnesty program, swearing he had opposed secession and had never served the Confederate government.
Walker wrote to Clemens again on 6 February , but Clemens then responded less charitably.