The death of Mark Twain's daughter, Jean Clemens, occurred early in the morning of December 24, 1909. A few hours later, Twain was writing steadily. I am setting it down, he said, everything. It is a relief to me to write it. It furnishes me an excuse for thinking. Four hours later he said, I have finished it... some day - at the proper time - it can end my autobiography. It is the final chapter. Four months later -almost to the day - (April 21st) he was with Jean.
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