np, nd. Item #97-8691
One page, 6.25 x 4, on plain lined paper, boldly written to (Noah) Brooks, dated May 19: "Very much obliged. Will you please endorse this check over to Tommy or cash it & pay him? It is 15 folios -- for long jobs I have alsways paid 8 & 10 cents -- am paying Tommy something more per folio as it is a short job. Truly yrs" AND SIGNED "MARK" BY MARK TWAIN. Couple of ink smudges, small ink identification at top of page, affixed to slightly larger, stiff card. A bit sloppy, with a couple of cross-outs.