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Lands of the Slave and the Free eBook

Henry Murray
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 564 pages of information about Lands of the Slave and the Free.

CHAPTER II.

Land of Stars and Stripes.

At new York.

The First View
Custom House
Ferry Boat
First Impressions
Hospitality
American Hotels
Bar and Barbers
Bridal Chamber
Paddy Waiter
Feeding System
Streets and Buildings
Portrait Hatter
Advertisements
Loafing in Broadway

CHAPTER III.

Sights and Amusements.

At new York.

Yacht Club and Dinner. 
Railway Society to long island
Race Stand
Trotting Match
Metallic Coffin
American Horse
Hack Cabs and Drivers
Omnibuses
City Railway Cars
Travelling Railway Cars
Tickets for Luggage
Locomotive
Suggestions for Railway Companies

CHAPTER IV.

A Day on the North River.

From new York to Geneseo.

Embark in Steamer on Hudson
Passengers and Anecdotes
Scenery of River
Albany—­Disembark
A Hint for Travellers
Population and Prosperity
Railway through Town
Professor of Soap
Canandaigua—­Hospitality. 
Early Education
Opposite System
Drive across Country—­Snake Fences and Scenery
Churches—­a Hint for the Highlands
Cheap Bait—­Geneseo

CHAPTER V.

Geneseo.

AT GENESEO

Absence of Animal Life—­Early Rising
View from the Terrace—­Work of the Pioneer
Farm and System, Wages, &c. 
A Drive—­Family Scene
lake Canesus
Plank road.  Toll gates, &c. 
Scotch Pikeman

CHAPTER VI.

Stirring Scenes and Strange Sights.

FROM GENESEO TO NEW YORK.

A Drive to BATAVIA—­Railway Warning
Buffalo Railway Station and Yankee Cabby
Prosperity and Contrast
NIAGARA
ROCHESTER
A Live Bloomer
Advantage proved by Contrast
Reflections on Old Fashions
Pleasant Night

CHAPTER VII.

Construction and Destruction.

AT NEW YORK.

Cutter Yacht, “Black Maria”
Dinner on Board
Toddy and Chowder
Prosperity—­Croton Aqueduct
Destruction of Dogs
Drive on the Bloomingdale Road
A Storm

CHAPTER VIII.

South and West.

FROM NEW YORK TO LOUISVILLE.

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