Mark Twain: 10 letters from his readers

The fan letters found in "Dear Mark Twain," edited by R. Kent Rasmussen, express gratitude, greed, caring, and downright delight. 

2. Request for cash


Gracious Sir;-

   You are rich. To lose $10.00 would not make you miserable. I am poor. To gain $10.00 would not make me miserable. Please send me $10.00 (ten dollars). 

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