-The £1,000,000 Bank-Note
-A Cure for the Blues
-The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant
-About all Kinds of Ships
-The German Chicago
-A Petition to the Queen of England
-A Majestic Literary Fossil
This Mark Twain short story collection was published in 1893, in a disastrous decade for the United States, a time marked by doubt and waning optimism, rapid immigration, labor problems, and the rise of political violence and social protest.