Fetching 'Em in San Francisco (2)

The San Franisco Morning Call
1868: 12 April

THE PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND.--"Mark Twain," whose humor sparkles brilliantly despite the fact that some of the facets of his wit are rather unevenly cut, promises to amuse the public at Platt's Hall on Tuesday evening next, by a recital of his trip on the Quaker City. Judging from what he has already told us in his letters, he found among his fellow passengers--or "pilgrims," as he calls them--many peculiar and striking characteristics, which his observant mind and keen sense of humor cannot fail to turn to account.