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.

Ticket Station
PHILADELPHIA—­Convenience
Luggage left behind
BALTIMORE—­MAXWELL POINT
Canvas-back Ducks
Tolling for Ducks
Start by Rail—­A Fix
HARRISBURGH—­The Whittling Colonel
Start again.  Pleasant Company
Inclined Planes—­Canal Boat
Coaching Comfort
PITTSBURG
Railing through Forest, and Reflections
CLEVELAND—­Mud-walk
To Sleep or not to Sleep
CINCINNATI—­Statistics and Education
Porkopolis and Pigs
A bloody Scene
Ships at Marietta
OHIO—­Levee and Literature
Embark on Steamer—­Black Stewardess
Ibrahim Pacha and Fat

CHAPTER IX.

Scenes Ashore and Afloat.

FROM LOUISVILLE TO ST. LOUIS.

Fabrication of the Republican Bonbon
Wood Machinery
A Nine-inside Coach
Human Polecat
Breakfast and Cigar versus Foetor
Ferry Crossing—­Travelling Beasts
Old Bell’s and Old Bell
Cross Country Drive—­Scenery
The Mammoth Cave
Old Bell and the Mail
Pleasant Companions
Rural Lavatory
Fat Boy and Circus Intelligence
LOUISVILLE and Advice
Ohio—­A Bet at the Bar
A Dinner Scene and a Lady
Dessert and Toothpicks
Evening Recreation
CAIRO—­Its Prospects
ST. LOUIS—­Its Prosperity

CHAPTER X.

River Scenes.

FROM ST. LOUIS TO NEW ORLEANS.

MISSISSIPPI—­Good-natured Weakness
Mississippi v.  Missouri
Stale Anecdote revived
Marriage Certificate
Folly—­Description of Steamer
Inspection Farce described
Corporal Punishment—­Illustration
Captain of Mizen Top v.  White Nigger
Scenery
Mississippi—­Good night
Screecher & Burster—­A Race
Captain leaves us
Bed—­Alarm—­Wreck
Brutal Heartlessness
River Wreckers
NEW ORLEANS
Wrecks, Causes and Remedies
Anecdotes of Blood

CHAPTER XI.

New Orleans.

FROM NEW ORLEANS TO HAVANA.

Situation and Bustle
Cotton, Tobacco and Sugar
Steamers, and Wages
Streets, Hotels, &c
A Friend in Need.  Neighbourhood, Shell-road
Society and Remarks
Rough-and-Tumble—­Lola Montez
A Presbyterian Church
The Gold Man
Autocracy of the Police
Law—­Boys and Processions
Duel Penalties—­Stafford House Address
Clubs
Spanish Consul and Passport
Parting Cadeau
Pilot Dodge
Purser Smith
Sneezing Dangerous—­Selecting a Companion
HAVANA

CHAPTER XII.

The Queen of the Antilles.

AT CUBA.

Volante
Lively Funeral
A Light to a Cigar
Evening Amusement
Trip to MATANZAS—­El Casero
Slave Plantation
Sugar Making
Luxuriant Vegetation
Punic Faith and Cuban Cruelty

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