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The American Claimant

The American Claimant

Mark Twain

Year of publication: 2004

THE AMERICAN CLAIMANT By Mark Twain APPENDIX. The weather in this book EXPLANATORY The Colonel Mulberry Sellers here re-introduced to the public is the same person who appeared as Eschol Sellers in the first edition of the tale entitled The Gilded Age, years ago, and as Beriah Sellers in the subsequent editions of the same book, and finally as Mulberry Sellers in the drama played afterward by John T. Raymond. The name was changed from Eschol to Beriah to accommodate an Eschol Sellers who rose up ...

Keywords: Mistaken identity -- Fiction United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction