Mark Twain, Ticket for Steamship America, 1866


Author: Mark Twain

Central American Transit Co. unused ticket from San Francisco to New York via Nicaragua. 1866, line with blank space for month. Mark Twain boarded the steamship America in San Francisco on December 15, 1866. The ship arrived in Nicaragua on December 30 and in New York on January 12, 1867. Soon after Twain published his first book. On the voyage Twain met Captain Ned Wakeman, later to be the model for Captain Stormfield in 1909.

Very good condition.

Book ID 4157