From North Carolina to Southern California Without a Ticket and How I Did It

From North Carolina to Southern California Without a Ticket and How I Did It

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"[...]they informed me that they were not trainmen, as I had supposed, but were employed on the steamboat Perdy. The name of their Captain was Archie Marine, they said, and added that he was a good, freehearted sort of a man, and might be able to help me get down the coast on a boat. One of them offered to conduct me to the Perdy's wharf, and a short time later we were on board. The engineer of the boat was the only man on board when we arrived, and he informed me that the Captain hadn't shown up since late in the afternoon. A significant twinkle of the eye accompanied this remark, and not being altogether blind, I concluded that the Perdy's captain was in some respects the same as all other sea-faring men.[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.32mm | 158.76g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507556969
  • 9781507556962