Up and Down in the World, Or, Paddle Your Own Canoe

Up and Down in the World, Or, Paddle Your Own Canoe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...killed out of the twenty-two who manned it. HOT wORK AT FORT DE RU5sY-The deck had to be continually fresh sanded, so slippery did it become from the excessive and constant flow of blood. The boilers and machinery of the boat had cotton bales piled around for protection, but the hot fire soon ignited this, and we were obliged to throw it overboard; our vessel was hulled thirteen times by cannon halls, peppered completely by musket shots and so crippled, that we were forced to withdraw from action and make our way slowly, like a big floating hearse, . to Alexandria. I still retain a most vivid recollection of that fight Prices of Liquors. Cognac Brandy, fine old.. Danish, Swedish, Irish, Scotch, English Whiskies, and French Brandies, Liquors, Cordials and Aquavits. All the different kinds of Gin, Rum, Punches, Ale and Porter, or in fact everything that is used or a regular demand for. My Wine is the best that can be bought, my prices low as any for fine, old and pure goods. I buy in large quantity. I sell a great amount. My expence and profit is small. Don't forget our domestic and imported Apple, Peach, Ginger and Blackberry Brandy; Imperial Holland and Old Tom Gin; New England, Jamaica and St. Croix Bums; almost every kind, you, can get from a half Pint and upwards. NO USE TO TRY, My store is closed on Sundays. No Liquors sold to minors or intoxicated persons. I@"Minors attempting to purchase any Liquors by misrepresenting their age will be dealt with according to law. Parents please don't send your children for Liquors, except in case of sickness and then only with a. written order. A. M. SMITH, 249 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. CHAPTER XVIII. NEw TRAILS, TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS. While in the section referred to in...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236879074
  • 9781236879073