Mark Twain's Travel Letters from 1891-92

Mark TWAIN (1835 - 1910)

This collection of Mark Twain travel letters was compiled by Barbara Schmidt for her website, According to his biographer, Albert Bigelow Paine, when Twain took his family to Europe in June of 1891, he left with the knowledge that the McClure Syndicate and W. M. Laffan of the New York Sun would pay him one thousand dollars each for six travel letters. Twain’s letters eventually appeared in numerous papers including the Chicago Sunday Tribune, Atlanta Constitution, Boston Globe in addition to the New York Sun. Readers of his “The Innocents Abroad” and “A Tramp Abroad” will remember his knack of viewing his discoveries with satirical and ironic twists. - Summary by John Greenman and Barbara Schmidt

Genre(s): Humor, Travel & Geography, Letters

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Mark Twain at Aix-Les Bains John Greenman
Play 02 Mark Twain at Bayreuth John Greenman
Play 03 Playing the Courier John Greenman
Play 04 An Austrian Health Factory John Greenman
Play 05 Mark Twain in the Cradle of Liberty John Greenman
Play 06 The Chicago of Europe John Greenman