Library of Universal Adventure by Sea and Land: Including Original Narratives and Authentic Stories of Personal Prowess and Peril in All the Waters and Regions of the Globe from the Year 79 A.D. to the Year 1888 A. D.

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William Dean Howells, Thomas Sergeant Perry
Harper, 1888 - Adventure and adventurers - 1023 pages
 

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Contents

COLONEL JAMES SMITHS CAPTIVITY WITH THE INDIANS
97
AN ADVENTURE OF BOONE RELATED BY HIMSELF
133
THE MASSACRE OF WYOMING Pago
138
THE ARREST OF MAJOR ANDRE
144
ANDY POES FAMOUS FIGHT WITH BIGFOOT
166
TOUCHING NARRATIVE OF MASSY HARBISON
174
THRILLING ADVENTURE OF AUDUBON THE NATURALIST
183
TRAPPING AN ALLIGATOR
203
SNOWED IN AMONG THE SIERRAS 211
216
AN ARCTIC BATH AND A NARROW ESCAPE
226
XXVIL DR KANES RESCUE OF A PARTY OF HIS MEN
235
XXVIIL POLAR FAMINE AND FLIGHT FROM IT
242
THE DARIEN EXPEDITION
251
ADVENTURE WITH A GRIZZLY BEAR
267
OWEN BROWNS ESCAPE FROM HARPERS FERRV Page
269
FIGHT WITH A BUFFAIX 28fi
288
BLOCKADE RUNNING
297
THREE DAYS OF THE NEW YORK DRAFT RIOTS
307
TRUANT ARTILLERYMAN FIGHTING AS INFANTRY AT THE BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS
318
BEAR FIGHTS
328
KILLING A BUFFALO 834
334
A UNION PRISONERS ESCAPE FROM RICHMOND
341
CLIMBING A PRECIPICE IN THE SIERRA NEVADA
348
FIVE MONTHS AFLOAT ON AN ICE FLOE
368
GRIZZLY BEAR t CAMPKETTLE
414
LOST ON THE PLAINS 404
424
SUFFERINGS OF STOWAWAYS
434
DEATH OF THE ROMAN PHILOSOPHER THE ELDER PLINY IN THE ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS
437
HI CAUMONT DE LA FORCE AT THE MASSACRE OF ST BARTHOLOMEW
448
CAPTAIN JOHN SMITHS CAPTIVITY AMONG THE TURKS
454
A QUEENS REVENGE
463
ESCAPE OF CHARLES II FROM THE PURITANS
469
FLIGHT OF THE PRETENDER
476
THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE AT LISBON
482
CASANOVA DE SEINGALT 405
495
BARON TRENCK 17461763 618
518
Canse of Trencks Imprisonment Betrayed in his First Attempt to Escape Attacks Major Doo and Passes the Guard
540
PAINES ESCAPE FROM THE GUILLOTINE
546

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