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Hotel Mark Twain
Mark Twain Hotel envelope
from 1935, centennial year of Clemens' birth.

From the Dave Thomson collection

It is an art apart. Saint Francis of Assisi said, "All saints can do miracles, but few of them can keep hotel."
- Notebook, 1898

Hotels are the only proper places for lecturers. When I am ill-natured I so enjoy the freedom of a hotel where I can ring up a domestic and give him a quarter and then break furniture over him...
- quoted in My Father Mark Twain, Clara Clemens

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