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Title: Index of the Project Gutenberg Works of Edward Sylvester Ellis
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WORKS OF

EDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS


CONTENTS

##  THOMAS JEFFERSON

##  IN THE PECOS COUNTRY

##  THE LOST TRAIL

##  THE DAUGHTER OF THE CHIEFTAIN

##  THE HUGE HUNTER

##  LIFE OF KIT CARSON

##  THE LOST TRAIL

##  THE CAVE IN THE MOUNTAIN

##  THROUGH FOREST AND FIRE

##  OONOMOO THE HURON

##  DEWEY AND OTHER NAVAL COMMANDERS

##  TWO BOYS IN WYOMING

##  THE BOY PATRIOT

##  ADRIFT IN THE WILDS

##  KLONDIKE NUGGETS

##  THE HUNTERS OF THE OZARK

##  THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVER

##  THE STORY OF RED FEATHER

##  DEERFOOT IN THE MOUNTAINS

##  THE LAUNCH BOYS' ADVENTURES

##  THE TELEGRAPH MESSENGER BOY

##  CAMP-FIRE AND WIGWAM

##  THE RANGER

##  FOOTPRINTS IN THE FOREST

##  RANCHERS, FIGHTING THE SIOUX

##  THE GREAT CATTLE TRAIL

##  THE WILDERNESS FUGITIVES

##  THROUGH APACHE LANDS

##  THE FRONTIER ANGEL

##  LAUNCH BOYS' CRUISE IN THE DEERFOOT

##  BLAZING ARROW

##  BILL BIDDON, TRAPPER

##  CAMPERS OUT, RIGHT PATH AND THE WRONG

##  BOY PATROL ON GUARD

##  BOY PATROL AROUND THE COUNCIL FIRE

##  A TALE OF EARLY DAYS IN THE WEST

##  AMONG THE ESQUIMAUX

##  LIFE AND TIMES OF COL. DANIEL BOONE

##  ACROSS TEXAS

##  THE BOY HUNTERS OF KENTUCKY

##  THE FLYING BOYS IN THE SKY

##  BORDER AND REVOLUTIONARY TIMES

##  DEERFOOT ON THE PRAIRIES

##  THE YOUNG SCOUT

##  SETH JONES

##  OUTDOOR LIFE AND INDIAN STORIES

##  COWMEN AND RUSTLERS IN WHYOMING

##  THE JUNGLE FUGITIVES and OTHERS

##  THE LAND OF MYSTERY

A WAIF OF THE MOUNTAINS

ADRIFT ON THE PACIFIC

BRAVE TOM

THE RIFLEMEN OF THE MIAMI

WYOMING



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



THOMAS JEFFERSON
Great Americans Of History
A Character Sketch
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
THOMAS JEFFERSON A CHARACTER SKETCH By Edward Ellis
THOMAS JEFFERSON. (1743-1826), By G. Mercer Adam
THOMAS JEFFERSON'S FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS—1801.
THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE, By Isidore A. Zacharias.
ANECDOTES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF JEFFERSON.
JEFFERSON'S BRIDAL JOURNEY.
WOULD MAKE NO PROMISES FOR THE PRESIDENCY.
JEFFERSON AS AN INVENTOR.
JEFFERSON AND THE JOCKEY.
JEFFERSON AND PATRICK HENRY.
WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON.
INFLUENCE OF PROF. SMALL ON JEFFERSON.
JEFFERSON AND THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.
THE FINANCIAL DIARY OF THOMAS JEFFERSON.
HORSE BACK RIDING TO INAUGURATION.
COST OF SERVANTS, ETC.
WOULD TAKE NO PRESENTS.
INDOLENCE.
TITLES OF HONOR AND OFFICE.
THE TERM OF THE PRESIDENCY.
THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS AND LAWYERS.
THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
JEFFERSON AND THE MECKLENBURG DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE.
JEFFERSON AND BENEDICT ARNOLD.
A MAN OF THE PEOPLE.
ARISTOCRACY OF MIND.
EVIL YOUTHFUL COMPANIONS.
READ LITTLE FICTION.
NEITHER ORATOR NOR GOOD TALKER.
SELF-CONTROL.
THE INFLUENCE OF JEFFERSON'S SISTER.
JEFFERSON A DOCTRINAIRE.
RECONCILIATION WITH JOHN ADAMS.
NEGRO COLONIZATION.
EDUCATING AMERICAN BOYS ABROAD.
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.
SAYINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON
MARRIAGE.
EDITORS AND NEWSPAPERS.
TEN CANONS FOR PRACTICAL LIFE.
ADAMS AND JEFFERSON.
THE STORY OF JEFFERSON FOR A SCHOOL OR CLUB PROGRAMME.
QUESTONS FOR REVIEW.
BLBLIOGRAPHY.



IN THE PECOS COUNTRY
By Lieutenant R. H. Jayne
[pseudonym of Edward Sylvester Ellis]


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.	A WARNING
CHAPTER II.	A BRIEF CONFERENCE
CHAPTER III.	FRED GOES ON GUARD
CHAPTER IV.	FACING LONE WOLF
CHAPTER V.	THE APACHES ARE COMING
CHAPTER VI.	THE APACHE ATTACK
CHAPTER VII.	IN A TREE
CHAPTER VIII.	THE SWOOP OF THE APACHE
CHAPTER IX.	IN LONE WOLF'S CLUTCHES
CHAPTER X.	TWO OLD ENEMIES
CHAPTER XI.	HOT QUARTERS
CHAPTER XII.	THE YOUNG CAPTIVE
CHAPTER XIII.	THE ENCAMPMENT
CHAPTER XIV.	THE STRANGE CAMP
CHAPTER XV.	A LEAP FOR LIBERTY
CHAPTER XVI.	THE RECONNOISSANCE
CHAPTER XVII.	FORAGING FOR FOOD
CHAPTER XVIII.	ALONE IN THE RAVINE
CHAPTER XIX.	THE MYSTERIOUS PURSUER
CHAPTER XX.	AN UNCOMFORTABLE LODGING
CHAPTER XXI.	A TERRIBLE NIGHT
CHAPTER XXII.	LOST
CHAPTER XXIII.	A PERILOUS PASSAGE
CHAPTER XXIV.	A TERRIBLE BED
CHAPTER XXV.	WITHIN THE EARTH
CHAPTER XXVI.	A WELCOME VISITOR
CHAPTER XXVII.	A SUBTERRANEAN CAMP-FIRE
CHAPTER XXVIII.	THE EXPLORING TOUR
CHAPTER XXIX.	A MYSTERY
CHAPTER XXX.	DISCUSSIONS AND PLANS
CHAPTER XXXI.	AN EXCHANGE OF SHOTS
CHAPTER XXXII.	FOOTSTEPS IN THE DARKNESS
CHAPTER XXXIII.	WHAT THE FOOTSTEPS MEANT



THE LOST TRAIL
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
I	AN ENEMY IN A TREE
II	WHAT A RIFLE-SHOT DID
III	ON THE BANK OF THE MISSISSIPPI
IV	THE VISITOR FROM THE OTHER SHORE
V	AROUND THE CAMP-FIRE
VI	NIGHT AND MORNING
VII	A SURPRISED FISHERMAN
VIII	BEHIND THE TREE
IX	A TIMELY ARRIVAL
X	AT BAY
XI	A PRIMITIVE FORT
XII	AMONG THE TREE-TOPS
XIII	A MESSAGE
XIV	THE MANEUVRES OF DEERFOOT
XV	"TALL OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW"
XVI	ON THE RIVER
XVII	THE LOUISIANA SHORE
XVIII	ON THE LOUISIANA SHORE
XIX	THE SMOKE OF A CAMPFIRE
XX	"GOOD-BYE!"
XXI	THE NEIGH OF A HORSE
XXII	A STRANGER
XXIII	AN ABORIGINAL HOME
XXIV	DEERFOOT
XXV	AT BAY
XXVI	AN UNEXPECTED INTERVIEW
XXVII	A FAILURE
XXVIII	THE EAVESDROPPER
XXIX	WITHIN THE WIGWAM
XXX	AN UNWELCOME VISITOR
XXXI	PURSUER AND PURSUED
XXXII	TURNING THE TABLES
XXXIII	CONCLUSION



THE DAUGHTER OF THE CHIEFTAIN
The Story Of An Indian Girl
By Edward S. Ellis.


CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE.	OMAS, ALICE, AND LINNA
CHAPTER TWO.	DANGER IN THE AIR
CHAPTER THREE.	JULY THIRD, 1778
CHAPTER FOUR.	THE EASTERN SHORE
CHAPTER FIVE.	IN THE WOODS
CHAPTER SIX.	PUSHING EASTWARD
CHAPTER SEVEN.	JABEZ ZITNER
CHAPTER EIGHT.	LINNA'S WOODCRAFT
CHAPTER NINE.	IN A CIRCLE
CHAPTER TEN.	NEAR THE END
CHAPTER ELEVEN.	ALL IN VAIN
CHAPTER TWELVE.	CONCLUSION



THE HUGE HUNTER
OR, The Steam Man of the Prairies
Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.	THE TERROR OF THE PRAIRIES.
CHAPTER II.	'HANDLE ME GENTLY.'
CHAPTER III.	A GENIUS.
CHAPTER IV.	THE TRAPPER AND THE ARTISAN.
CHAPTER V.	ON THE YELLOWSTONE.
CHAPTER VI.	THE MINERS.
CHAPTER VII.	THE STEAM MAN ON HIS TRAVELS.
CHAPTER VIII.	INDIANS.
CHAPTER IX.	THE STEAM MAN AS A HUNTER.
CHAPTER X.	WOLF RAVINE.
CHAPTER XI.	THE STEAM MAN ON A BUFFALO HUNT.
CHAPTER XII.	THE GRIZZLY BEAR.
CHAPTER XIII.	AN APPALLING DANGER.
CHAPTER XIV.	THE HUGE HUNTER.
CHAPTER XV.	THE ATTACK IN THE RAVINE.
CHAPTER XVI.	THE REPULSE.
CHAPTER XVII.	HOMEWARD BOUND.
CHAPTER XVIII.	THE ENCAMPMENT.
CHAPTER XIX.	THE DOINGS OF A NIGHT.
CHAPTER XX.	THE CONCLUDING CATASTROPHE.



THE LIFE OF KIT CARSON,
Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Indian Agent and Colonel U.S.A.
By Edward S. Ellis.


CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER I.
CHAPTER II.
CHAPTER III.
CHAPTER IV.
CHAPTER V.
CHAPTER VI.
CHAPTER VII.
CHAPTER VIII.
CHAPTER IX
CHAPTER X.
CHAPTER XI.
CHAPTER XII.
CHAPTER XIII.
CHAPTER XIV.
CHAPTER XV.
CHAPTER XVI.
CHAPTER XVII.
CHAPTER XVIII.
CHAPTER XIX.
CHAPTER XX
CHAPTER XXI.
CHAPTER XXII.
CHAPTER XXIII.
CHAPTER XXIV.
CHAPTER XXV.
CHAPTER XXVI.
CHAPTER XXVII.
CHAPTER XXVIII.
CHAPTER XXIX.
CHAPTER XXX.
CHAPTER XXXI.
CHAPTER XXXII.
CHAPTER XXXIII.
CHAPTER XXXIV.
CHAPTER XXXV.
CHAPTER XXXVI.
CHAPTER XXXVII.
CHAPTER XXXVIII.



THE LOST TRAIL
Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS.
I	The Shadow
II	The Adventures of a Night
III	The Jug Acquaintances
IV	An Ominous Rencounter
V	Gone
VI	The Lost Trail
VII	A Hibernian's Search for the Trail
VIII	The Trail of Death
IX	The Dead Shot
X	Conclusion
ILLUSTRATIONS.
He held his long rifle in his right hand, while he drew the shrubbery apart with his left, and looked forth at the canoe
"A purty question, ye murtherin haythen!"
"Where does yees get the jug?"
Dealt the savage a tremendous blow
"Well, At-to-uck," said he, kindly, "you seem troubled."
The trail was lost
"And so, Teddy, ye're sayin' it war a white man that took away the missionary's wife."
"It's all up!" muttered the dying man."I am wiped out at last, and must go under!"
"Harvey Richter—don't you know me?" he gasped.



THE CAVE IN THE MOUNTAIN
Lieut. R. H. Jayne
1894
CONTENTS
A Strange Guide
Alone in the Gloom
Strange Experiences
Sunlight and Hope
Mining and Countermining
A Daring Exploit
Fishing for a Friend
Fishing for a Prize
Groping in Darkness
“Here We are Again!”
Through the Mountains
Through the Mountains—Continued
In the Nick of Time
Between Two Fires
On the Defensive
Friend or Enemy?
Fortunate Diversion
An Old Acquaintance
How it was Done
Sut’s Camp-Fire
Safety and Sleep
Two Old Acquaintances
Border Chivalry
Night Visitors
Hunting a Steed
Lone Wolf’s Tactics
The End



THROUGH FOREST AND FIRE
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I.	NICK
CHAPTER II.	SCHOOL DAYS
CHAPTER III.	A MATHEMATICAL DISCUSSION
CHAPTER IV.	LOST
CHAPTER V.	THE PARTY OF SEARCH
CHAPTER VI.	GROPING IN DARKNESS
CHAPTER VII.	AN ALARMING DISCOVERY
CHAPTER VIII.	STARTLING FOOTPRINTS
CHAPTER IX.	THE LITTLE WANDERER
CHAPTER X.	IN GREAT DANGER
CHAPTER XI.	GOTT SEI DANK!
CHAPTER XII.	OMINOUS PREPARATIONS
CHAPTER XIII.	THE BEAR HUNTERS
CHAPTER XIV.	A RECRUIT
CHAPTER XV.	A SURPRISE
CHAPTER XVI.	THE DINNER IN THE WOODS
CHAPTER XVII.	A TEST OF MARKSMANSHIP
CHAPTER XVIII.	A QUAIL
CHAPTER XIX.	AN UNEXPECTED LESSON
CHAPTER XX.	BOWSER PROVES HIMSELF OF SOME USE
CHAPTER XXI.	FACE TO FACE
CHAPTER XXII.	THE "VACANT CHAIR"
CHAPTER XXIII.	HUNTING A BUCK
CHAPTER XXIV.	HUNTED BY A BUCK
CHAPTER XXV.	THE CAMP FIRE
CHAPTER XXVI.	AN UNEXPECTED ATTACK
CHAPTER XXVII.	WAS IT A JOKE?
CHAPTER XXVIII.	THE TRAIL OF THE BEAR
CHAPTER XXIX.	HELP! HELP!
CHAPTER XXX.	A FRIEND IN NEED
CHAPTER XXXI.	THE "DARK DAY" OF SEPTEMBER, 1881
CHAPTER XXXII.	THE BURNING FOREST
CHAPTER XXXIII.	THROUGH THE FIRE
CHAPTER XXXIV.	CALLING IN VAIN
CHAPTER XXXV.	WHAT FRIGHTENED NELLIE
CHAPTER XXXVI.	AN UNWELCOME PASSENGER
CHAPTER XXXVII.	A BRAVE STRUGGLE
CHAPTER XXXVIII.	BEAR AND FORBEAR
CHAPTER XXXIX.	CONCLUSION



OONOMOO THE HURON
Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I.  	Hans Vanderbum
II.  	Other Characters
III.  	Oonomoo and the Shawnees
IV.  	The Young Lieutenant and Cato
V.  	The Home of the Huron
VI.  	Adventures on the Way
VII.  	The Plan for the Rescue
VIII.  	The Exploit of Hans Vanderbum
IX.  	A New Danger
X.  	Conclusion
ILLUSTRATIONS
"Keewaygooshturkumkankangewock, ain't you got dat cooked?"
A girl, fifteen or sixteen years of age, seated on the ground, beside a squaw.
Mary Prescott.
"If you don't want to be killed, get up," said the young officer.
"Niniotan, my son, is late."
"You have saved me, and I want to grasp your hand for it."
But Oonomoo and the Miami had whipped out their knives.
So terrible did the exasperated Huron appear, that the entire party of Shawnees paused out of sheer horror.
Niniotan stood like a statue, his arms folded and his stony gaze fixed upon the senseless forms of his parents.



DEWEY AND OTHER NAVAL COMMANDERS
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER
INTRODUCTION
I	Admiral George Dewey—The Birth and Boyhood of George Dewey.
II	Dewey in the War for the Union.
III	Dewey in the War with Spain.
THE REVOLUTIONARY BATTLES
IV	Birth of the American Navy—The Privateers—Capture of New Providence, in the Bahamas—Paul Jones—A Clever Exploit—A Skilful Escape—Fine Seamanship—An Audacious Scheme.
V	A Daring Attempt by Captain Paul Jones—Why It Failed—A Bold Scheme—Why It Did Not Succeed—The Fight Between the Ranger and Drake.
VI	One of the Most Memorable Sea Fights Ever Known—The Wonderful Exploit of Captain Paul Jones.
VII	Our Naval War with France—The Tribute Paid to the Barbary States by Christian Nations—War Declared Against the United States by Tripoli—Bainbridge, Decatur, Stewart, Dale and Preble.
VIII	The First Serious Engagement—Loss of the Philadelphia—The Scheme of Captain Bainbridge—Exploit of Lieutenant Decatur.
IX	Bombardment of Tripoli—Treacherous Act of a Turkish Captain—A Quick Retribution at the Hands of Captain Decatur.
X	The Bomb Ketch—A Terrible Missile—Frightful Catastrophe—Diplomacy in Place of War—Peace.
THE WAR OF 1812
XI	Cause of the War of 1812—Discreditable Work of the Land Forces—Brilliant Record of the Navy—The Constitution—Captain Isaac Hull—Battle Between the Constitution and Guerriere—Winning a Wager.
XII	Jacob Jones—The Wasp and the Frolic—James Biddle—The Hornet and the Penguin—A Narrow Escape.
XIII	Captains Carden and Decatur—Cruise of the Macedonian—Battle with the Frigate United States—Decatur's Chivalry.
XIV	Occasional American Defeats as Well as Victories—Captain Decatur's Misfortune—The Chesapeake and Shannon.
XV	David Porter—A Clever Feat—Numerous Captures by the Essex—Her Remarkable Cruise in the Pacific—Her Final Capture.
XVI	Oliver Hazard Perry—Prompt and Effective Work—"We Have Met the Enemy and They Are Ours"—Death of Perry.
XVII	A Hero of the Olden Days—Cruise of the Constitution— Her Capture of the Cyane and Levant—Reminiscences of Admiral Stewart—His Last Days.
XVIII	Captures Made After the Signing of the Treaty of Peace—The Privateers—Exploit of the General Armstrong—Its Far-Reaching Result.
LESSER WARS
XIX	Resentment of the Barbary States—The War with Algiers—Captain Decatur's Vigorous Course—His Astonishing Success as a Diplomat.
XX	Piracy in the West Indies—Its Cause—Means by Which It Was Wiped Out—Piracy in the Mediterranean.
XXI	The Qualla Battoo Incident.
XXII	Wilkes's Exploring Expedition.
THE WAR FOR THE UNION
XXIII	A New Era for the United States Navy—Opening of the Great Civil War—John Lorimer Worden—Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac—Death of Worden.
XXIV	Two Worthy Sons—William D. Porter—The Career of Admiral David Dixon Porter.
XXV	Charles Stewart Boggs—His Coolness in the Presence of Danger—His Desperate Fight Below New Orleans—His Subsequent Services.
XXVI	John Ancrum Winslow—His Early Life and Training—The Famous Battle Between the Kearsarge and Alabama.
XXVII	An Unexpected Preacher—Andrew Hull Foote—His Character and Early Career—His Brilliant Services in the War for the Union.
XXVIII	A Man Devoid of Fear—William Barker Cushing—Some of His Exploits—The Blowing Up of the Albemarle—His Sad Death.
XXIX	The Greatest of Naval Heroes—David Glasgow Farragut.
THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
XXX	The Movement Against Cuba—The Destruction of Cervera's Fleet—Admiral Sampson—Admiral Schley—"Fighting Bob" Evans—Commodore John C. Watson—Commodore John W. Philip—Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright.



TWO BOYS IN WYOMING
By Edward S. Ellis
1898
CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.	Jack and Fred
CHAPTER II.	Riding Northward
CHAPTER III.	On Guard
CHAPTER IV.	Visitors of the Night
CHAPTER V. "	Now for the Ranch"
CHAPTER VI.	At the Ranch
CHAPTER VII.	The First Game
CHAPTER VIII.	Look Before You Leap
CHAPTER IX.	Night in the Mountains
CHAPTER X.	The Signal-Fires
CHAPTER XI.	A King of the Forest
CHAPTER XII.	The Tug of War
CHAPTER XIII.	A Strange Occurrence
CHAPTER XIV.	Missing
CHAPTER XV.	Tozer
CHAPTER XVI.	Watching and Watched
CHAPTER XVII.	Into and Out of the Canyon
CHAPTER XVIII.	The Quest of the Cowman
CHAPTER XIX.	Into the Cavern
CHAPTER XX.	A Climb for Liberty
CHAPTER XXI.	How It All Ended
ILLUSTRATIONS
"They had come a goodly distance since morning."
"On the projecting ledge stood a noble buck."
"He was sweeping down upon them like a cyclone."
"He was looking in the direction of the break in the canyon."



THE BOY PATRIOT
By Edward Sylvester Ellis
1863


CONTENTS
I.	FAIRPORT.	5
II.	THE YOUNG ORATOR.	9
III.	THE ENGLISH BOY.	25
IV.	THE PATRIOT'S WORK.	36
V.	BLAIR'S COMPANY.	44
VI.	A PILOT.	55
VII.	NO!	62
VIII.	THE STORM.	69
IX.	A REWARD.	74
X.	A NEW DECK.	80
XI.	"MUM."	86
XII.	THE FIRST EFFORT.	95
XIII.	TEMPTATION.	105
XIV.	DERRY DUCK.	113
XV.	A LETTER.	128
XVI.	A MARVEL.	134
XVII.	THE CONFLICT.	144
XVIII.	WAGES.	152
XIX.	HOME.	160
XX.	SACRED JOY.	170
XXI.	CONCLUSION.	174



ADRIFT IN THE WILDS
The Adventures of Two Shipwrecked Boys.
By Edward S. Ellis
ILLUSTRATED.


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I	HO, FOR CALIFORNIA
CHAPTER II	FIRE
CHAPTER III	AFLOAT
CHAPTER IV	A PASSENGER
CHAPTER V	LAND
CHAPTER VI	THE CALIFORNIA COAST
CHAPTER VII	THE RESCUE
CHAPTER VIII	INDIANS
CHAPTER IX	THE PURSUIT
CHAPTER X	A GOOD SAMARITAN
CHAPTER XI	FURTHER EAST
CHAPTER XII	THE SALINAS VALLEY
CHAPTER XIII	ANOTHER BARGAIN
CHAPTER XIV	A STRANGE OCCURRENCE
CHAPTER XV	THE CROTALUS
CHAPTER XVI	THE CAMP-FIRE
CHAPTER XVII	THE MINERS
CHAPTER XVIII	A WANT SUPPLIED
CHAPTER XIX	THE CANOE
CHAPTER XX	SHASTA, THE PAH UTAH
CHAPTER XXI	A HUNT FOR FOOD
CHAPTER XXII	DANGER
CHAPTER XXIII	DRIFTING AWAY
CHAPTER XXIV	A HUNT
CHAPTER XXV	A SINGULAR ESCAPE
CHAPTER XXVI	SHASTA'S HUNT
CHAPTER XXVII	THE NIGHT VOYAGE
CHAPTER XXVIII	A PAH UTAH'S METHOD OF FISHING
CHAPTER XXIX	A NIGHT DISTURBANCE
CHAPTER XXX	THE WOLVERINES
CHAPTER XXXI	SHASTA'S HUMOR
CHAPTER XXXII	AGAIN ON THE RIVER
CHAPTER XXXIII	A HALT
CHAPTER XXXIV	EXIT SHASTA
CHAPTER XXXV	THE WESTERN SHORE
CHAPTER XXXVI	THE RAMBLE
CHAPTER XXXVII	BACK TO CAMP
CHAPTER XXXVIII	WAITING AND WATCHING
CHAPTER XXXIX	THE SEARCH
CHAPTER XL	THE END OF THE SEARCH
CHAPTER XLI	A BOY LOST
CHAPTER XLII	A DREARY NIGHT
CHAPTER XLIII	WANDERINGS
CHAPTER XLIV	A OLD ACQUAINTANCE
CHAPTER XLV	A FRIEND IN NEED
CHAPTER XLVI	WHAT SHASTA DID
CHAPTER XLVII	STILL WAITING
CHAPTER XLVIII	THE MEETING
CHAPTER XLIX	HOMEWARD BOUND
CHAPTER L	RESCUED
ILLUSTRATIONS
'May the good Lord preserve us! them are Injuns,' said Tim.
"The Indian drew forth a tiny canoe and shoved it into the water"
"We are lost."



KLONDIKE NUGGETS
And How Two Boys Secured Them
By E. S. Ellis
1898


CONTENTS
The Gold-Hunters	3
At Juneau	13
Up the Lynn Canal	37
The Avalanche	47
Through Chilkoot Pass	58
A Significant Discovery	71
The Plotters	80
On Lake Bennet	90
Into British Territory	100
At White Horse Rapids	111
On the Yukon	120
At Dawson City	131
On the Edge of the Gold-Fields	141
Prospecting	151
A Find	159
The Claim	169
A Golden Harvest	180
A Startling Discovery	191
The Trail into the Mountains	200
A Sound from out the Stillness	209
A Turning of the Tables	218
A Lion in the Path	227
A General Settlement of Accounts	236
Conclusion	246
ILLUSTRATIONS
The head and shoulders of a man intently studying them	Frontispiece.
Jeff	9
"Roswell, do you know that strange man has been
following us for the past hour?"	33
Catching the eye of the amazed boys, Tim winked	43
The tent-poles were shoved down into the snow	53
All joined in pushing and pulling one sled	65
Suddenly Hardman made a sign	75
"You're a pretty fellow to stand guard," said Frank	85
"Oh, look there! isn't it dreadful?"	97
"We're at the fut of the lake," shouted Tim	105
The current was not only very swift, but the channel
was filled with rocks	113
Tim and Jeff lit their pipes; Hardman sat apart	127
And the three cheers were given with a will	137
"I don't see the use of your harping on that affair," said Hardman	147
"It's gold!" he exclaimed	161
The boys stood attentively watching the operation	175
"I have just thought what Tim's business is at Dawson," said Frank	189
"We have been robbed! All the gold is gone,"	195
The tell-tale footprints	203
Watching at the turn in the trail	215
"Hands up, younker!"	223
"We have made a mess of it," was the disgusted comment of Frank	231
Tim and his prisoners	241
"Say, Tim, you hain't any idea of going to college, have you?"	251



THE HUNTERS OF THE OZARK
By Edward S. Ellis
1887


CONTENTS
CHAPTER			PAGE
I.		An Estray.	5
II.		The Tinkle of a Bell.	15
III.		An Aboriginal Plot.	25
IV.		A Party of the Third Part.	34
V.		A Friend in Need.	44
VI.		Fred Linden Receives a Message From the Ozark Camp.	54
VII.		The Hunters of Ozark.	64
VIII.		A Welcome Acquaintance.	74
IX.		A Mishap.	84
X.		A Struggle For Life.	94
XI.		Tramping Southward.	104
XII.		A Strange Animal.	114
XIII.		A Troublesome Visitor.	124
XIV.		A Welcome Ally.	134
XV.		"Deerfoot Will Be Sentinel to-Night."	144
XVI.		Around the Camp-Fire.	154
XVII.		A Suspicious Sound.	164
XVIII.		Like a Thief in the Night.	174
XIX.		Shawanoe And Winnebago.	185
XX.		Another Night Visitor.	195
XXI.		The Camp of the Winnebagos.	205
XXII.		"Keep to the Trail"	215
XXIII.		An Infuriate Shawanoe.	225
XXIV.		The Defiance.	236
XXV.		The Signal Fire.	245
XXVI.		On the Edge of the Prairie.	257
XXVII.		A Morning Meal.	269
XXVIII.		A Strange Ride.	281
XXIX.		A Young Hunter's Strategy.	293
XXX.		Terry Finishes His Ride.	305
XXXI.		The Devil's Punch Bowl.	316
XXXII.		The Terror in the Air.	328
XXXIII.		Fred Linden Awakens to an Alarming Fact.	341
XXXIV.		The Canoe.	352
XXXV.		America Versus Ireland.	364
XXXVI.		America Versus America.	376
XXXVII.		The Last Camp-Fire.	388
XXXVIII.		Conclusion.	400



THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVER
A SEQUEL TO "SHOD WITH SILENCE"
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I	Longing for Night
CHAPTER II	The Cawing of a Crow
CHAPTER III	The Halt in the Woods
CHAPTER IV	On the Edge of the Clearing
CHAPTER V	Daring and Delicate Work
CHAPTER VI	The Right of Eminent Domain
CHAPTER VII	A Question of Ownership
CHAPTER VIII	By the Way
CHAPTER IX	The "Accident"
CHAPTER X	At Rattlesnake Gulch
CHAPTER XI	Watching and Waiting
CHAPTER XII	Carrying the War into Africa
CHAPTER XIII	Unkind Fate
CHAPTER XIV	The Intruder
CHAPTER XV	A Dark Prospect
CHAPTER XVI	Simon Kenton in a Panic
CHAPTER XVII	A Run of Good Fortune
CHAPTER XVIII	"It's an Ill Wind that Blows Nobody any Good"
CHAPTER XIX	A Fellow-Passenger
CHAPTER XX	War's Strategy
CHAPTER XXI	The Phantom of the River
CHAPTER XXII	Putting Out from Shore
CHAPTER XXIII	The Shawanoe Camp
CHAPTER XXIV	The Forlorn Hope
CHAPTER XXV	Face to Face
CHAPTER XXVI	In the Lion's Den
CHAPTER XXVII	The Last Recourse
CHAPTER XXVIII	The Return
CHAPTER XXIX	Squaring Accounts
CHAPTER XXX	Conclusion
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Boone and Kenton.
Jethro in Trouble.
The Phantom boat.
The Missionary's Triumph.



THE STORY OF RED FEATHER
A Tale of the American Frontier

CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE
Brother and Sister—The Signal 3
CHAPTER TWO
An Important Letter—Shut in 14
CHAPTER THREE
Caught Fast—A Friend in Need 25
CHAPTER FOUR
The Consultation—On the Roof 36
CHAPTER FIVE
A Strange Visit—Ominous Signs 47
CHAPTER SIX
The Muddy Creek Band—The Torch 58
CHAPTER SEVEN
"A Little Child Shall Lead Them"—Surrounded by Peril 69
CHAPTER EIGHT
Tall Bear and his Warriors—A Surprising Discovery 80
CHAPTER NINE
Nat Trumbull and his Men—Out in the Night 91
CHAPTER TEN
An Old Friend—Separated 102
CHAPTER ELEVEN
At the Lower Crossing—Tall Bear's Last Failure 114
CHAPTER TWELVE
Conclusion 127



DEERFOOT IN THE MOUNTAINS
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
 	 	Page
Chap. I.	Eastward Bound	9
Chap. II.	Lost, Strayed or Stolen	23
Chap. III.	The Trail Northward	37
Chap. IV.	The Land of the Assiniboines	51
Chap. V.	A Welcome Sight	65
Chap. VI.	Comrades True	79
Chap. VII.	A Mishap	93
Chap. VIII.	Enemies and Friends	106
Chap. IX.	In the Rockies	121
Chap. X.	In the Blackfoot Country	135
Chap. XI.	In Winter Quarters	149
Chap. XII.	Blackfoot Citizens	161
Chap. XIII.	Summoned to Court	173
Chap. XIV.	A New Blackfoot Citizen	185
Chap. XV.	The Spirit Circle	197
Chap. XVI.	The Field of Honor	211
Chap. XVII.	A Memorable Duel	221
Chap. XVIII.	Discipline in the Ranks	234
Chap. XIX.	"Behold He Prayeth"	245
Chap. XX.	Light in Darkness	258
Chap. XXI.	Homeward Bound	267
Chap. XXII.	A Memorable Meeting	280
Chap. XXIII.	Lewis and Clark's Expeditions	292
Chap. XXIV.	Overboard	304
Chap. XXV.	Jack Halloway Again	315
Chap. XXVI.	A Temperance Agitator	329
Chap. XXVII.	"Good-Bye"	343
Chap. XXVIII.	Retrospect	350
ILLUSTRATIONS
Frontispiece: (Color Plate) A Friend in Need
"This Horse Was Whirlwind"	72
"Now, Whirlwind, Run Him Down"	112
Deerfoot Lost in Reverie By the Camp Fire	136
An Ominous Interview	177
A Memorable Duel	224
A Visit From Captains Lewis and Clark	289
"It Was Deerfoot, The Shawanoe"	301



THE LAUNCH BOYS' ADVENTURES IN NORTHERN WATERS
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER		PAGE
I.  	A Proposal and an Acceptance  	9
II.  	The Scout of the Kennebec  	19
III.  	At the Inlet  	29
IV.  	A STRANGE RACE  	40
V.  	The Loser of the Race  	51
VI.  	A Warm Reception  	62
VII.  	Science versus Strength  	72
VIII.  	The Lone Guest  	83
IX.  	A Break Down  	93
X.  	At Beartown  	104
XI.  	At the Post Office in Beartown  	115
XII.  	Hostesses and Guests  	126
XIII.  	An Incident on Shipboard  	137
XIV.  	“The Night Shall be Filled with Music”  	147
XV.  	A Knock at the Door  	155
XVI.  	Visitors of the Night  	166
XVII.  	“Tall Oaks from Little Acorns Grow”  	177
XVIII.  	A Clever Trick  	188
XIX.  	In the Nick of Time  	198
XX.  	“I Piped and Ye Danced”  	208
XXI.  	How It Was Done  	219
XXII.  	A Startling Discovery  	230
XXIII.  	Through the Fog  	242
XXIV.  	Bad for Mike Murphy  	252
XXV.  	What Saved Mike  	263
XXVI.  	The Good Samaritans  	273
XXVII.  	An Unwelcome Caller  	284
XXVIII.  	Plucking a Brand From the Burning  	296
XXIX.  	“The Beautiful Isle of Somewhere”  	307
XXX.  	A Through Ticket to Home  	318
XXXI.  	Gathering Up the Ravelled Threads  	329
ILLUSTRATIONS
PAGE
None Suspected the Meaning of What They Saw	Frontispiece
Like a Swallow Skimming Close to the Surface.	233
“Give Me Your Hand on That.”	292



THE TELEGRAPH MESSENGER BOY
Or The Straight Road To Success
By Edward S. Ellis
CONTENTS
CHAPTER		PAGE
I.  	On a Log  	1
II.  	The Collision  	8
III.  	The Office Boy  	16
IV.  	A Message in the Night  	22
V.  	In Storm and Darkness  	29
VI.  	“Tell Mother I Am All Right”  	36
VII.  	A Thrilling Voyage  	43
VIII.  	The Cipher Telegram  	50
IX.  	The Translation  	57
X.  	Farmer Jones  	64
XI.  	The Value of Courtesy  	71
XII.  	A Call  	78
XIII.  	At the Grandin Mansion  	85
XIV.  	The Conspiracy  	93
XV.  	An Affray at Night  	99
XVI.  	The Third Telegram  	106
XVII.  	Decidedly Mixed  	113
XVIII.  	Between Two Fires  	120
XIX.  	Baffled!  	127
XX.  	Watching and Waiting  	134
XXI.  	“Lay Low!”  	141
XXII.  	The Battle of Life  	148
XXIII.  	Face to Face  	155
XXIV.  	Startling Discoveries  	160
XXV.  	In the Nick of Time  	169
XXVI.  	Conclusion  	176



CAMP-FIRE AND WIGWAM.
By EDWARD S. ELLIS


CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I.	AT HOME
CHAPTER II.	A DOUBTFUL ENTERPRISE
CHAPTER III.	WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN EXPECTED
CHAPTER IV.	CAPTORS AND CAPTIVES
CHAPTER V.	JOURNEYING SOUTHWARD
CHAPTER VI.	AN INVOLUNTARY BATH
CHAPTER VII.	TWO VISITORS
CHAPTER VIII.	A SURPRISE
CHAPTER IX.	BY THE CAMP-FIRE
CHAPTER X.	WAITING AND HOPING
CHAPTER XI.	THROUGH THE FOREST
CHAPTER XII.	THE SIGNAL FIRES
CHAPTER XIII.	THE INDIAN VILLAGE
CHAPTER XIV.	ON THE MOUNTAIN CREST
CHAPTER XV.	THE RETURN AND DEPARTURE
CHAPTER XVI.	A PERPLEXING QUESTION
CHAPTER XVII.	TWO ACQUAINTANCES AND FRIENDS
CHAPTER XVIII.	THE TRAPPERS
CHAPTER XIX.	DEERFOOT'S WOODCRAFT
CHAPTER XX.	SAUK AND SHAWANOE
CHAPTER XXI.	CHRISTIAN AND PAGAN
CHAPTER XXII.	AN ABORIGINAL SERMON
CHAPTER XXIII.	IN THE LODGE OF OGALLAH
CHAPTER XXIV.	A ROW
CHAPTER XXV.	THE WAR FEAST
CHAPTER XXVI.	AN ALARMING DISCOVERY
CHAPTER XXVII.	"GAH-HAW-GE"
CHAPTER XXVIII.	A PATIENT OF THE MEDICINE MAN
CHAPTER XXIX.	CONVALESCENCE
CHAPTER XXX.	OUT IN THE WORLD
CHAPTER XXXI.	JOURNEYING EASTWARD
CHAPTER XXXII.	A MISCALCULATION
CHAPTER XXXIII.	CONCLUSION
ILLUSTRATIONS
Jack's Wrestling Bout with the Young Indian
A Narrow Escape
The Signal
Deerfoot's Victory



THE RANGER
Or, The Fugitives Of The Border
By Edward S. Ellis
CONTENTS
CHAPTER I	Zeb and his Master
CHAPTER II	The Night of Terror
CHAPTER III	Kent and Leslie
CHAPTER IV	The Captives
CHAPTER V	The Meeting on the River
CHAPTER VI	The Raft
CHAPTER VII	Lost and Found
CHAPTER VIII	The Companion in Captivity
CHAPTER IX	Zeb's Revenge
CHAPTER X	The Brief Reprieve
CHAPTER XI	A Friend
CHAPTER XII	Escape
CHAPTER XIII	The Captive
CHAPTER XIV	The Rescue
CHAPTER XV	The Fugitives Flying no Longer
ILLUSTRATIONS.
"Hold! You strike the white man's friend!"
George and Rosalind
"Them varmints," said he, "are playing particular devil in these parts"
There were two horses in the party, and upon one of these Rosalind had been placed
"Ready," whispered Leslie, "you take the nearest one."
"You shoot Indian, eh?" said one, brandishing his knife at the same time
The savages were amusing themselves by ascertaining who could send his tomahawk nearest the body of their captive without touching him
"Does the maiden remember Pequanon?"
Two savages were left on shore
"Yonder is something approaching."



FOOTPRINTS IN THE FOREST.
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I.	RETROSPECTIVE
CHAPTER II.	A VALUABLE ALLY
CHAPTER III.	THE CAMP OF THE STRANGERS
CHAPTER IV.	THE QUARREL
CHAPTER V.	SHAWANOE VS. PAWNEE
CHAPTER VI.	A DOUBLE FAILURE
CHAPTER VII.	A DISAPPOINTMENT
CHAPTER VIII.	THE FLIGHT OF DEERFOOT
CHAPTER IX.	THE PAWNEES ARE ASTONISHED
CHAPTER X.	SAUK AND PAWNEE
CHAPTER XI.	A REVERSAL OF SITUATION
CHAPTER XII.	INDIAN HONOR
CHAPTER XIII.	THE TWINKLE OF A CAMP-FIRE
CHAPTER XIV.	IN THE TREE-TOP
CHAPTER XV.	AN UNEXPECTED CALL
CHAPTER XVI.	A STARTLING CONCLUSION
CHAPTER XVII.	OTHER ARRIVALS
CHAPTER XVIII.	WITH THE RIVER BETWEEN
CHAPTER XIX.	JACK AND HAY-UTA
CHAPTER XX.	UNCONGENIAL NEIGHBORS
CHAPTER XXI.	JACK CARLETON MAKES A MOVE ON HIS OWN ACCOUNT
CHAPTER XXII.	A CLEW AT LAST
CHAPTER XXIII.	RECROSSING THE RIVER
CHAPTER XXIV.	A SUMMONS AND A SURRENDER
CHAPTER XXV.	LONE BEAR'S REVELATION
CHAPTER XXVI.	AN INTERESTING QUESTION
CHAPTER XXVII.	A STRANGE STORY
CHAPTER XXVIII.	A STARTLING INTERRUPTION
CHAPTER XXIX.	A FIGHT AND A RETREAT
CHAPTER XXX.	A SURPRISING DISCOVERY
CHAPTER XXXI.	A FATAL FAILURE
CHAPTER XXXII.	THE PRAYER OF HAY-UTA IS THE PRAYER OF DEERFOOT
CHAPTER XXXIII.	CONCLUSION
ILLUSTRATIONS
An Unwelcome Summons.
A Disputed Point.
A Critical Situation.
The Death of Hay-uta.



THE YOUNG RANCHERS
Or Fighting The Sioux
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I	Danger Ahead
CHAPTER II	The Voiceless Friend
CHAPTER III	Companions in Peril
CHAPTER IV	Tim Brophy's Discovery
CHAPTER V	Leaving the Ranch
CHAPTER VI	"Timothy Brophy, Esq., at your Service"
CHAPTER VII	Stirring Times
CHAPTER VIII	Starcus
CHAPTER IX	On the Bank of a Stream
CHAPTER X	Bent Arm and His Band
CHAPTER XI	At Bay
CHAPTER XII	Facing Westward
CHAPTER XIII	In the Fringe of the Woods
CHAPTER XIV	Turned Back
CHAPTER XV	Missing
CHAPTER XVI	A Thief of the Night
CHAPTER XVII	Through the Wood
CHAPTER XVIII	Night and Morning
CHAPTER XIX	A Startling Surprise
CHAPTER XX	A Run for Life
CHAPTER XXI	Away We Go!
CHAPTER XXII	On Foot
CHAPTER XXIII	Down!
CHAPTER XXIV	The Friend in Need
CHAPTER XXV	The Prairie Duel
CHAPTER XXVI	On the Ground
CHAPTER XXVII	A Good Samaritan
CHAPTER XXVIII	The Lone Horseman
CHAPTER XXIX	A Break for Freedom
CHAPTER XXX	Comrades Again
CHAPTER XXXI	The Last Hope
CHAPTER XXXII	Away! Away!
CHAPTER XXXIII	Bread Cast upon the Waters
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
The death of the faithful messenger.
A hot pursuit.
Tim's fortunate shot.
The death of the Indian.



THE GREAT CATTLE TRAIL
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER

PAGE

I.	At the Ranch.	1
II.	An Alarming Interruption.	10
III.	Just in Time.	19
IV.	A Desperate Venture.	28
V.	Upstairs and Downstairs.	36
VI.	Dinah’s Discovery.	44
VII.	Dinah’s Exploit.	52
VIII.	In the Mesquite Bush.	61
IX.	At Fault.	69
X.	A Surprise.	77
XI.	Changing Places.	85
XII.	On the Roof.	94
XIII.	A Dead Race.	102
XIV.	The Friend in Need.	111
XV.	Vanished.	119
XVI.	Cleverly Done.	127
XVII.	At Fault.	135
XVIII.	An Unexpected Query.	143
XIX.	Down the Ladder.	151
XX.	“The Boys Have Arrived!”	159
XXI.	Through the Bush.	167
XXII.	Thunderbolt.	180
XXIII.	“Good-by!”	191
XXIV.	A Strange Delay.	203
XXV.	Heading Northward.	216
XXVI.	A Shot from the Darkness.	228
XXVII.	Shackaye, the Comanche.	238
XXVIII.	A Mishap.	247
XXIX.	Old Acquaintances.	258
XXX.	At Bay.	264
XXXI.	The Flag of Truce.	276
XXXII.	Diplomacy.	288
XXXIII.	Driven to the Wall.	295
XXXIV.	The Flank Movement.	301
ILLUSTRATIONS
PAGE

A Race for Life.	Frontispiece
A Startling Discovery.	52
The Last Stand.	264



THE WILDERNESS FUGITIVES
By Edward S. Ellis
ILLUSTRATED


CONTENTS
CHAP.		PAGE.
I.	ALONE AND TOGETHER,	7
II.	SOFT AND LOW,	15
III.	EAVESDROPPING,	22
IV.	THE COURSE OF TRUE LOVE,	30
V.	A LIGHT AHEAD,	37
VI.	THE FRAGMENTS OF THE FEAST,	44
VII.	THE REPORT OF A GUN,	51
VIII.	MR. ISAAC PERKINS,	59
IX.	BORDER BRAVERY,	67
X.	ON THE RIVER,	75
XI.	AN UNFAVORABLE OMEN,	83
XII.	FORCED BACKWARD,	91
XIII.	NEW PERIL,	100
XIV.	DIAMOND CUT DIAMOND,	107
XV.	A DELICATE AND DANGEROUS TASK,	114
XVI.	IROQUOIS AGAINST IROQUOIS,	121
XVII.	AT LAST!,	128
XVIII.	THE SOUTHEASTERN SHORE,	136
XIX.	THE MOHAWK OBJECTS,	143
XX.	THE LONGEST WAY HOME,	152
XXI.	A CURIOUS DISCOVERY,	159
XXII.	ANOTHER FUGITIVE,	166
XXIII.	DOUBT AND PERPLEXITY,	174
XXIV.	THE NEW GUIDE,	182
XXV.	THE HIDING-PLACE,	189
XXVI.	CURIOUS PROCEEDINGS,	196
XXVII.	WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?,	203
XXVIII.	UP AND DOING,	210
XXIX.	A STARTLING CHECK,	217
XXX.	A MERITED FATE,	227
XXXI.	THE MOHAWK EXPLAINS,	234
XXXII.	THE FATAL TREE,	242
XXXIII.	CAPTIVE AND CAPTORS,	249



THROUGH APACHE LAND
By Lieut. R. H. Jayne


CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I	Moonlight on the Rio Gila
CHAPTER II	Tom Hardynge's Ruse
CHAPTER III	Pursued by the Apaches
CHAPTER IV	Outwitted
CHAPTER V	An Alarming Message
CHAPTER VI	The Two Scouts
CHAPTER VII	The Cavalry Escort
CHAPTER VIII	In Devil's Pass
CHAPTER IX	Among the Apaches
CHAPTER X	Lone Wolf
CHAPTER XI	Surrounded by Danger
CHAPTER XII	"The Hour has Come"
CHAPTER XIII	The Flight
CHAPTER XIV	Pursued
CHAPTER XV	In the Solitude
CHAPTER XVI	Among the Mountains
CHAPTER XVII	A Mysterious Camp Fire
CHAPTER XVIII	The Indian Fight
CHAPTER XIX	A Terrible Meeting
CHAPTER XX	White vs. Red
CHAPTER XXI	Friends Together
CHAPTER XXII	Anxious Waiting
CHAPTER XXIII	The Death Shot
CHAPTER XXIV	The Buffaloes
CHAPTER XXV	Alone Again
CHAPTER XXVI	Capturing a Mustang
CHAPTER XXVII	A Run for Life
CHAPTER XXVIII	A Great Misfortune
CHAPTER XXIX	The Lone Camp Fire
CHAPTER XXX	Fighting a Grizzly
CHAPTER XXXI	Sleep
CHAPTER XXXII	Reunited
CHAPTER XXXIII	Closing in
CHAPTER XXXIV	Hurricane Hill
CHAPTER XXXV	The Sentinel
CHAPTER XXXVI	A Desperate Scheme
CHAPTER XXXVII	The Two Defenders
CHAPTER XXXVIII	Hand to Hand
CHAPTER XXXIX	Conclusion
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
THE WARRIOR HAD NOT TIME TO RECOVER * * * WHEN TOM GRASPED HIM BY THE THROAT.
NED TRIED THE SCARE GAME AGAIN, FLINGING UP HIS ARMS AND SHOUTING
"THIS 'ERE IS A LITTLE ROW YOU KIN SETTLE WITH ME, INSTEAD OF THAT BOY THAR."
STILL NEARER, UNTIL IT APPEARED AS IF HE HAD TO MAKE BUT A SINGLE LEAP FORWARD.



THE FRONTIER ANGEL
A Romance Of Kentucky Rangers' Life
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS.
CHAPTER	PAGE
I.	The Night before the Departure	9
II.	The Fate of the Flat-Boat	21
III.	The Two Scouts	46
IV.	The Faint Hope	59
V.	The Mysterious Warning	70
VI.	The Frontier Angel—The Shawnees	83
VII.	The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties	90
VIII.	A Man in Trouble	105
IX.	Peter Jenkins—A Couple of Speeches	127
X.	In which there is a Future Account of the Shawnees, the Speakers, and Jenkins	139
XI.	A Prize Gained and Lost	151
XII.	A Mingling of Fear, Doubt, and Hope	174
XIII.	Dark	189
XIV.	The Attack in the Wood	201
XV.	"All's Well that Ends Well."	225
ILLUSTRATIONS
Jim Peterson Questioning the Frontier Angel	Frontispiece
PAGE
"For God's sake come and take me off, for they are after me."	33
The Frontier Angel	39
"Onward they poured, shouting like madmen."	45
"Whosomever is on that flat-boat ain't living, that's sartin."	51
"'O Lord, I'm shot,' suddenly exclaimed Jenkins."	81
"Before he could rise the Indians were upon him."	108
"The Frontier Angel gazed calmly on him a moment."	126
"'Mr. Thomas McGable, Esq., I believe,' said Peterson with much gravity, without removing the aim of his rifle."	156
"'Quick! water; she has fainted,' exclaimed Mansfield."	229
"Then die—!"	244



THE LAUNCH BOYS' CRUISE IN THE DEERFOOT
By Edward S. Ellis
Author of "The Flying Boys Series," "Deerfoot Series," etc., etc.
Illustrated By Burton Donnel Hughes


CONTENTS
CHAPTER		PAGE
I.	Between Two Fires	9
II.	Lively Times	19
III.	Mike Murphy	29
IV.	A Loan to Captain Landon	39
V.	A Motor Boat	50
VI.	Captain and Crew	58
VII.	One August Day	69
VIII.	A Passing Glimpse	81
IX.	No Man's Land	92
X.	The Lure of Gold	104
XI.	A Missing Motor Boat	114
XII.	In the Telegraph Office	125
XIII.	A Slight Mistake	136
XIV.	A Friend in Need	145
XV.	A Glimpse of Something	156
XVI.	On Barter Island	166
XVII.	The Man in Gray	176
XVIII.	At the Inlet	186
XIX.	Not Near Either Bank	196
XX.	A Disappointment	206
XXI.	A Telegram	216
XXII.	Found	226
XXIII.	Captain and Mate	236
XXIV.	"This Is Where I Stop"	247
XXV.	Good News	257
XXVI.	Disquieting News	267
XXVII.	An Alarming Fact	277
XXVIII.	The Cry Across the Waters	287
XXIX.	Marooned	296
XXX.	A New England Home Coming	308
XXXI.	The Man in Gray	319



BLAZING ARROW
A TALE OF THE FRONTIER
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER		PAGE
I.	Larry and Wharton	1
II.	On the Brink	8
III.	Over the Falls	18
IV.	Blazing Arrow	32
V.	Through the Woods	42
VI.	A Miscalculation	52
VII.	A Check	62
VIII.	A Chat	69
IX.	Turning Back	76
X.	Groping in the Dark	83
XI.	In a Corner	96
XII.	Reversing Positions	109
XIII.	A Blunder	116
XIV.	Looking On	123
XV.	A Hail and an Answer	132
XVI.	The Detour	143
XVII.	By the Lake	153
XVIII.	The Strange Sight	160
XIX.	Zany or Lunatic	167
XX.	Across the Gorge	176
XXI.	A Strange Pursuit	183
XXII.	Arqu-wao	190
XXIII.	A Serious Question	199
XXIV.	The Tracks of Horses	206
XXV.	A Singular Meeting	213
XXVI.	Footprints	223
XXVII.	Red Crow	230
XXVIII.	Good News	240
XXIX.	Red Crow's Errand	247
XXX.	All Together	254
XXXI.	The New Route	261
XXXII.	The Last Halt	271
XXXIII.	Conclusion	278



BILL BIDDON, TRAPPER
OR LIFE IN THE NORTHWEST
By Edward S. Ellis
CONTENTS
CHAPTER	 	PAGE
I.	Out Late at Night	9
II.	A New Friend	32
III.	The Trapper’s Story	48
IV.	The Trapping Grounds	72
V.	Conversations and Plans	98
VI.	Still in the Dark—The Canoe Again	116
VII.	Alone in the Wilderness	134
VIII.	Trapping Among the Indians	153
IX.	The Buffalo Hunt and its Consequences	174
X.	An Awful Awakening	191
XI.	The Brigade and an Old Friend	210
XII.	Found at Last	237
ILLUSTRATIONS
The Trapper’s Home	Frontispiece
 	page
“What’s your handle, stranger?”	41
“Gave a snort of alarm and plunged headlong away into the droves.”	61
“Looking back saw a host of savage forms.”	79
“In the stern, with a guiding oar, sat a young female.”	93
“I could see his two coal-black eyes glittering plainly.”	145
“Setting up a wild yell, the Indians scattered and plunged after them.”	177
“Without losing a moment, we mounted and struck to the northward.”	203
“A fight! a fight! make a ring for them.”	213
“No less personage than Nat stepped ashore.”	239
“Hilloa, you!”	251



THE CAMPERS OUT, OR THE RIGHT PATH AND THE WRONG
BY EDWARD S. ELLIS


CONTENTS
I	The Plotters
II	How the Scheme Worked
III	A Startling Occurrence
IV	The Runaways
V	The Way of the Transgressor
VI	Sowing Seed
VII	One Afternoon in Autumn
VIII	Fellow-Passengers
IX	Dick Halliard
X	A Startling Summons
XI	No Joke
XII	The Victim of a Mistake
XIII	Adrift in the Swamp
XIV	Host and Guests
XV	The Forest Path
XVI	The Plotters
XVII	A Brave Exploit
XVIII	An Act of Forgetfulness
XIX	An Error of Judgment
XX	The Baying of a Hound
XXI	"Help! Help!"
XXII	Hot Quarters
XXIII	A Brilliant Shot
XXIV	Suspicious Footprints
XXV	Up a Tree
XXVI	Hunting the Hunters
XXVII	A Race for Life
XXVIII	A Cry from the Darkness
XXIX	A Sad Discovery
XXX	A Friend Indeed
XXXI	Dick Halliard Is Astounded
XXXII	How It Happened
XXXIII	Conclusion



THE BOY PATROL ON GUARD
By Edward S. Ellis
Illustrated By Edwin J. Prittie
CONTENTS
I	A Prospective Tenderfoot
II	Lost In the Woods
III	The Hermit of the Woods
IV	The Training of the Tenderfoot
V	How "Knot" to Do Several Things
VI	How Two Millionaires Did a Good Turn
VII	On Gosling Lake
VIII	The "Instructor In Woodcraft"
IX	The New Tenderfoot
X	A Few Native Trees
XI	A Lesson In Trailing
XII	How It Was Done
XIII	A Bit of Detective Work
XIV	The Story of Johnny Appleseed
XV	Other Neighbors
XVI	The Sunbeam of Gosling Lake
XVII	An "Injin" Story
XVIII	The Echo of a World Tragedy
XIX	A Queen And Her Subjects
XX	What Did It Mean?
XXI	How It Happened
XXII	Sunshine



THE BOY PATROL AROUND THE COUNCIL FIRE
By Edward S. Ellis
Illustrated By Edwin J. Prittie
CONTENTS
I	"He and I Must Never Meet"
II	A Slight Miscalculation
III	A Strange Occurrence
IV	Curious Sights And Doings
V	Concerning Certain American Trees
VI	A Patriot Martyr
VII	Concerning Certain New England Birds
VIII	A Council of War
IX	An Unwelcome Guest
X	A Sudden Separation
XI	An Unsatisfactory Interview
XII	Groping After the Truth
XIII	The Committee of Investigation
XIV	The Men Who Laughed
XV	The True Story of a Famous Sea Serpent
XVI	Zip
XVII	Wonderful Work
XVIII	A Match of Wits
XIX	The Final Test
XX	Speed the Parting Guest
XXI	Call For Help
XXII	Groping In the Dark
XXIII	A Fortunate Meeting
XXIV	"The Latchstring Was Inside!"
XXV	And the Last



A TALE OF EARLY DAYS IN THE WEST
By EDWARD S. ELLIS


CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I.	PAGE
In the Forest	5
CHAPTER II.
The Boy Pioneer—Deerfoot, the Shawanoe	18
CHAPTER III.
Old Friends	32
CHAPTER IV.
Through the Trackless Forest—The Cause	46
CHAPTER V.
"Shut Out"	60
CHAPTER VI.
The Block-house	73
CHAPTER VII.
The Message	87
CHAPTER VIII.
Opening Communication	101
CHAPTER IX.
Within the Block-house	126 iv
CHAPTER X. PAGE
Flaming Messengers	140
CHAPTER XI.
In Great Peril	154
CHAPTER XII.
"Birds of the Night"	168
CHAPTER XIII.
Shadowy Visitors	182
CHAPTER XIV.
A Mishap and a Sentence	196
CHAPTER XV.
An Unexpected Visitor	212
CHAPTER XVI.
Out-doors on a Dark Night	226
CHAPTER XVII.
The Long Clearing	247
CHAPTER XVIII.
The Fiery Enemy	265
CHAPTER XIX.
The Tug of War	282
CHAPTER XX.
The South Wind	298
CHAPTER XXI.
Conclusion	312



AMONG THE ESQUIMAUX
OR ADVENTURES UNDER THE ARCTIC CIRCLE
Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAP.	 	PAGE
I	Two Passengers on the "Nautilus"	7
II	A Colossal Somersault	16
III	An Alarming Situation	27
IV	Adrift	38
V	An Icy Couch	46
VI	Missing	55
VII	A Point of Light	64
VIII	Hope Deferred	73
IX	A Startling Occurrence	82
X	An Ugly Customer	91
XI	Lively Times	99
XII	Fred's Experience	108
XIII	The Fog	117
XIV	A Collision	126
XV	The Sound of a Voice	135
XVI	Land Ho!	144
XVII	Docak and His Home	153
XVIII	A New Expedition	162
XIX	A Wonderful Exhibition	171
XX	The Herd of Musk Oxen	180
XXI	Close Quarters	189
XXII	Fred's Turn	198
XXIII	In the Cavern	207
XXIV	Unwelcome Callers	216
XXV	The Coming Shadow	225
XXVI	Walled In	234
XXVII	"Come On!"	243
XXVIII	A Hopeless Task	251
XXIX	Ten Miles	260
XXX	The Last Pause	269
XXXI	Another Sound	278
XXXII	The Wild Men of Greenland	287
XXXIII	Conclusion	301



THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COL. DANIEL BOONE
HUNTER, SOLDIER, AND PIONEER
WITH SKETCHES OF SIMON KENTON, LEWIS WETZEL,
AND OTHER LEADERS IN THE SETTLEMENT OF THE WEST
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.
Birth of Daniel Boone—Fondness for Hunting—An Alarming Absence—A Pedagogue of the Olden Time—Sudden Termination of Young Boone's School Education—Removal to North Carolina—Boone's Marriage—His Children	1
CHAPTER II.
Social Disturbances in North Carolina—Eve of the American Revolution—Boone's Excursions to the West—Inscription on a Tree—Employed by Henderson and Company—The "Regulators" of North Carolina—Dispersed by Governor Tryon—John Finley—Resolution to go West	11
CHAPTER III.
The Party of Exploration—Daniel Boone the Leader—More than a Month on the Journey—On the Border of Kentucky—An Enchanting View—A Site for the Camp—Unsurpassed Hunting—An Impressive Solitude—No Signs of Indians	19
CHAPTER IV.
Boone and Stuart start out on a Hunt—Captured by Indians and Disarmed—Stuart's Despair and Boone's Hope—A Week's Captivity—The Eventful Night	28
CHAPTER V.
The Escape—The Hunters find the Camp Deserted—Change of Quarters—Boone and Kenton—Welcome Visitors—News vifrom Home—In Union there is Strength—Death of Stuart—Squire Boone returns to North Carolina for Ammunition—Alone in the Wilderness—Danger on Every Hand—Rejoined by his Brother—Hunting along the Cumberland River—Homeward Bound—Arrival in North Carolina—Anarchy and Distress—Boone remains there Two Years—Attention directed towards Kentucky—George Washington—Boone prepares to move Westward	34
CHAPTER VI.
Leaving North Carolina—Joined by a Large Company at Powell's Valley—Glowing Anticipations—Attacked by Indians in Cumberland Gap—Daniel Boone's Eldest Son Killed—Discouragement—Return to Clinch River Settlement—The Check Providential—Boone acts as a Guide to a Party of Surveyors—Commissioned Captain by Governor Dunmore, and takes command of Three Garrisons—Battle of Point Pleasant—Attends the making of a Treaty with Indians at Wataga—Employed by Colonel Richard Henderson—Kentucky claimed by the Cherokees—James Harrod—The First Settlement in Kentucky—Boone leads a Company into Kentucky—Attacked by Indians—Erection of the Fort at Boonesborough—Colonel Richard Henderson takes Possession of Kentucky—The Republic of Transylvania—His Scheme receives its Death-blow—Perils of the Frontier—A Permanent Settlement made on Kentucky Soil	46
CHAPTER VII.
Boone Rejoins his Family at the Clinch River Settlement—Leads a Company of Immigrants into Kentucky—Insecurity of Settlers—Dawn of the American Revolution—British Agents Incite the Indians to Revolt against the Settlements	61
CHAPTER VIII.
Comparative Quiet on the Frontier—Capture of Boone's viiDaughter and the Misses Callaway by Indians—Pursued by Boone and Seven Companions—Their Rescue and Return to their Homes	69
CHAPTER IX.
General Uprising of the Indians—The Border Rangers—Attack upon Boonesborough—Repulse of the Assailants—Second Attack by a Larger Force and its Failure—Arrival of Forty-five Men—Investment of Logan's Fort—Timely Arrival of Colonel Bowman with Reinforcements—Attack upon Harrodsburg	79
CHAPTER X.
A Diner-out—The "Hannibal of the West"—Election of General Clark and Gabriel Jones as Delegates to the Virginia Legislature—Their Journey to the Capital—General Clark obtains the Loan of a Large Supply of Ammunition—Erection of the County of Kentucky—General Clark attacked and pursued by Indians on his Voyage down the Ohio—Conceals the Ammunition and delivers it safely at the Border Stations—General Clark marches upon Kaskaskia and captures the obnoxious Governor Rocheblave—Governor Hamilton of Detroit organizes an Expedition against the Settlements—General Clark captures Fort St. Vincent and takes Governor Hamilton a Prisoner—Captures a Valuable Convoy from Canada and Forty Prisoners—Secures the Erection of Important Fortifications by Virginia	85
CHAPTER XI.
Boone leads a Party to the Blue Licks to make Salt—Capture of Boone and Surrender of the Entire Party—Conducted to Detroit—His Captors Refuse to Exchange him—He is Adopted by the Shawanoes—He discovers a Formidable Expedition is to move against Boonesborough—The Attack Postponed—Boone leads a Party against an Indian viiiTown on the Scioto—Encounter with a War Party—Returns to Boonesborough—The State Invested by Captain Duquesne and a Large Force—Boone and the Garrison determine to Defend it to the Last—Better Terms Offered—Treachery Suspected—The Attack—The Siege Raised	96
CHAPTER XII.
The Peculiar Position of Boonesborough—Boone rejoins his Family in North Carolina—Returns to Boonesborough—Robbed of a Large Amount of Money—Increased Emigration to the West—Colonel Rogers and his Party almost Annihilated—Captain Denham's Strange Adventure	112
CHAPTER XIII.
Colonel Bowman's Expedition—Its Disastrous Failure—Death of Boone's Son—Escape of Boone—Colonel Byrd's Invasion—Capture of Ruddell's and Martin's Station—Daring Escape of Captain Hinkston	120
CHAPTER XIV.
Colonel Clark's Invasion of the Indian Country—Boone is Promoted to the Rank of Colonel—His Brother Killed at Blue Licks and Boone narrowly Escapes Capture—Attack upon the Shelbyville Garrison—News of the Surrender of Cornwallis—Attack upon Estill's Station—Simon Girty the Renegade—He Appears before Bryant's Station, but Withdraws	130
CHAPTER XV.
Arrival of Boone With Re-enforcements—Pursuit of the Indian Force—Boone's Counsel Disregarded—A Frightful Disaster—Reynold's Noble and Heroic Act—His Escape	136
CHAPTER XVI.
General Clark's Expedition—A Dark Page in American History—Colonel Crawford's Disastrous Failure and his own ixTerrible Fate—Simon Girty	144
CHAPTER XVII.
Adventures of the Spies White and M'Clelland—Daring Defence of her Home by Mrs. Merrill—Exploits of Kernan the Ranger	155
CHAPTER XVIII.
The Three Counties of Kentucky united into One District—Colonel Boone as a Farmer—He outwits a Party of Indians who seek to capture him—Emigration to Kentucky—Outrages by Indians—Failure of General Clark's Expedition	172
CHAPTER XIX.
General Harmar's Expedition against the Indians—Colonel Hardin Ambushed—Bravery of the Regulars—Out-generaled by the Indians—Harmar and Hardin Court-martialed—General St. Clair's Expedition and its Defeat	180
CHAPTER XX.
The Brilliant Victory of Mad Anthony Wayne brings Peace to the Frontier—Boone Loses his Farm—He Removes to Missouri—Made Commandant of the Femme Osage District—Audubon's Account of a Night with Colonel Boone—Hunting in his Old Age—He Loses the Land granted him by the Spanish Government—Petitions Congress for a Confirmation of his Original Claims—The Petition Disregarded	186
CHAPTER XXI.
Last Days of Colonel Boone—Reinterment of the Remains xof Himself and Wife at Frankfort—Conclusion	201
GENERAL SIMON KENTON.
CHAPTER I.
Birth of Kenton—Desperate Affray with a Rival—Flees to the Kentucky Wilderness—He and Two Companions attacked by Indians—One is Killed and the Survivors Escape—Rescued, after great Suffering—Kenton spends the Summer alone in the Woods—Serves as a Scout in the Dunmore War—Kenton and Two Friends settle at Upper Blue Lick—Joined by Hendricks, who meets with a Terrible Fate	207
CHAPTER II.
Kenton and his Friends Visit Boonesborough—Desperate Encounter with Indians—Proceeds with Two Companions to Reconnoitre an Indian Town on the Little Miami—Captured while Making Off with a Number of Horses—Brutal Treatment—Bound to the Stake and Runs the Gauntlet—Friendship of Simon Girty, the Renegade—Finally Saved by an Indian Trader—Removed to Detroit, and Escapes—Commands a Company in General Clark's Expedition—Receives Good News—Visits Virginia—Death of his Father—Reduced to Poverty—Removes to Urbana, Ohio—Elected Brigadier-General—His Conversion—His Last Days	222
LEWIS WETZEL.
Birth of Lewis Wetzel—His Father Killed by Indians, and Himself and Brother carried off Prisoners—Their Remarkable Escape—Murder of an Indian—Serves in Crawford's Expedition—Pursued by Four Indians, and Kills Three—Escape from the Custody of General Harmar—Wetzel's Hunts for Indians—Assists a Relative to Recover his Betrothed from Savages—Old Age and Death	251



ACROSS TEXAS
By Edward S. Ellis
CONTENTS
I.	A LETTER AND A TELEGRAM,	1
II.	THROUGH TO TEXAS,	10
III.	IN SAN ANTONIO,	20
IV.	A STARTLING INTERRUPTION,	29
V.	A TEST OF ONE'S NERVES,	38
VI.	TWO GOOD SHOTS,	49
VII.	AN INTRUDER IN CAMP,	59
VIII.	BELL RICKARD,	69
IX.	DEPARTURE OF THE GUEST,	78
X.	DANGER IN THE EAST,	87
XI.	STRANGE PROCEEDINGS,	96
XII.	WHAT DOES IT MEAN?	105
XIII.	AN UNEXPECTED SIGNAL,	114
XIV.	A STRANGE ABSENCE,	123
XV.	CAUGHT FOUL,	132
XVI.	AN ASTOUNDING DISCOVERY,	141
XVII.	THE SOLITARY PURSUER,	150
XVIII.	THE SECOND RANGE OF HILLS,	159
XIX.	IN THE RAVINE,	168
[iv]XX.	REINFORCEMENTS,	176
XXI.	THE PURSUIT,	186
XXII.	ACROSS THE BORDER,	195
XXIII.	A RELIC OF OTHER DAYS,	204
XXIV.	A RACE WITH AN AVALANCHE,	213
XXV.	THE RANCH,	222
XXVI.	BELL RICKARD'S SCHEME,	230
XXVII.	WATCHING AND WAITING,	239
XXVIII.	THE SOUND OF A PISTOL,	248
XXIX.	THROUGH THE NIGHT,	257
XXX.	A FIGURE IN THE DARKNESS,	266
XXXI.	THE RETURN,	275
XXXII.	THE ENCOUNTER,	284
XXXIII.	IMPORTANT NEGOTIATIONS,	291
XXXIV.	A STRANGE DISCOVERY,	302
XXXV.	THROUGH THE LINES AGAIN,	311
XXXVI.	THE DECISION,	320
XXXVII.	THE FINAL CHARGE,	329
XXXVIII.	CONCLUSION,	337



THE BOY HUNTERS OF KENTUCKY
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.

A YOUNG PIONEER

CHAPTER II.

TRAINING A KENTUCKY RIFLEMAN

CHAPTER III.

THE MEETING ON THE BRIDGE

CHAPTER IV.

THE HOME OF JACK

CHAPTER V.

THE YOUNG WYANDOT

CHAPTER VI.

THE WRESTLING BOUT

CHAPTER VII.

JACK RESUMES HIS JOURNEY

CHAPTER VIII.

TRAVELLING SOUTHWARD

CHAPTER IX.

ROYAL GAME

CHAPTER X.

HUNTING THE HUNTERS

CHAPTER XI.

GEORGE MAKES A SHOT

CHAPTER XII.

THE STRANGE CAMP FIRE

CHAPTER XIII.

CAPTIVE AND CAPTORS

CHAPTER XIV.

THE SIGNAL AND ITS REPLY

CHAPTER XV.

ANOTHER ARRIVAL

CHAPTER XVI.

HOW TO CONQUER AN ENEMY

CHAPTER XVII.

A FRIEND AT COURT

CHAPTER XVIII.

CONCLUSION



THE FLYING BOYS IN THE SKY
By Edward S. Ellis
CONTENTS
CHAPTER		PAGE
I.	Learning to Fly	9
II.	Bohunkus Johnson	18
III.	The Aeroplane in a Race	27
IV.	Trying for Altitude	36
V.	A Woodland Expert	45
VI.	Working for Dinner	54
VII.	The Dragon of the Skies	63
VIII.	The Professor Talks on Aviation	72
IX.	The Professor Talks on Aviation (Continued)	79
X.	The Flying Boys Continue Their Journey	90
XI.	Fired On	98
XII.	Peaceful Overtures Fail	107
XIII.	Science Wins	117
XIV.	Milo Morgan Saves the Day	125
XV.	Uncle Tommy	134
XVI.	A Mysterious Communication	143
XVII.	Called to the Rescue	152
XVIII.	Planning the Search	161
XIX.	The Aeroplane Destroyed	170
XX.	A Puzzling Telegram	179
XXI.	Beginning the Search	188
XXII.	In Danger of Collision	197
XXIII.	The Cabin in the Woods	206
XXIV.	On the Trail of the Backhanders	215
XXV.	A False Clue	224
XXVI.	The Search Renewed	233
XXVII.	Bohunkus at the Levers	242
XXVIII.	Fired on by the Kidnappers	251
XXIX.	Retribution	260
XXX.	The Rescue	269
XXXI.	Lynch Law	278
XXXII.	Mysteries are Explained	288
XXXIII.	Where is Bohunkus?	297
ILLUSTRATIONS
The Biplane Forged Bravely Ahead	Frontispiece
PAGE
A Fanlike Stream of Light Shot Out	64
In the Center Stood a Log Cabin	194
The Bomb Had Exploded With Terrific Force	262



TALES, TRADITIONS AND ROMANCE
OF BORDER AND REVOLUTIONARY TIMES
By Edward S. Ellis



CONTENTS
Abduction of General Wadsworth,	236
Anecdotes of an early settler of Kentucky,	61
Anecdotes of juvenile heroism,	202
Anecdotes of Washington,	111
A remarkable hunting excursion,	133
Big Joe Logston's struggle with an Indian,	69
Boquet's expedition into Indian territory,	277
Brady's leap,	363
Brant and the boy,	32
Brave deeds of Logan,	245
British atrocities during the Revolution,	340
Captain Hubbell's adventure on the Ohio,	123
Captain John Sevier,	313
Captivity of Jonathan Alder,	270
Close quarters with a rattlesnake,	141
Colonel Horry, of Marion's brigade,	143
Davy Crockett's adventure with a cougar,	56
Deborah Sampson, the maiden warrior,	82
Dick Moxon's fight with the deer,	137
Downing's remarkable escape from an Indian,	120
Elerson's twenty-five mile race,	160
Ethan Allen, a prisoner of war,	229
Execution of Colonel Isaac Hayne,	335
Female characters of the Revolution,	175
General Dale's adventure,	310
Harrison's invasion of Canada and death of Tecumseh,	219
Heroic death of Cornstalk, sachem of the Shawnees,	252
Horrible atrocities by savages,	264
Horrible cruelties by British troops,	297
Horsewhipping a tyrant,	223
Interesting anecdotes of Mrs. Fisher's courage,	352
John Minter's bear fight,	53
Joseph Bettys' bloody career,	291
Major Robert Rogers' adventure,	303
viMarvelous escape of Weatherford,	309
Miss Sherrill's flight to the fort,	314
Molly Pitcher at Monmouth,	172
Moody, the refugee,	286
Morgan's prayer,	100
Mrs. Austin and the bear,	48
Mrs. Slocumb at Moore's Creek,	347
Murphy saving the fort,	18
Nathan Hale's arrest and execution,	341
Proctor's massacre at River Basin,	212
Sargeant Jasper's adventures in the British camp,	153
Sargeant Jasper and the young Creole girl,	88
Simon Girty's attack on Bryant Station,	317
Simon Kenton and his Indian torture-ride,	5
Spirited adventures of a young married couple,	350
Tecumseh saving the prisoners,	309
The Baroness de Reidesel,	183
The chieftain's appeal,	325
The Grand Tower massacre,	76
The implacable governor,	332
The Johnson boys killing their captors,	116
The leap for life,	300
The little sentinel,	197
The mother's trial,	242
The women defending the wagon,	261
Thrilling anecdotes of women of the Revolution,	93
William Kennan's flight from thirty Indians,	165
ILLUSTRATIONS
SIMON KENTON'S TORTURE-RIDE,	2
MURPHY SAVING THE FORT,	25
BRANT AND YOUNG M'KOWN,	33
MRS. AUSTIN AND THE BEAR,	49
JOE LOGSTON'S ENCOUNTER WITH AN INDIAN,	66
DEBORAH, THE MAIDEN WARRIOR,	89
GENERAL MORGAN'S PRAYER,	105
JOHNSON BOYS KILLING THEIR CAPTORS,	121
SWEATLAND'S HUNTING ADVENTURE,	130
COLONEL HORRY'S EXPLOITS,	145
ELERSON'S TWENTY-FIVE MILE RACE,	161
MOLLY PITCHER AT MONMOUTH,	177
THE LITTLE SENTINEL,	194
TECUMSEH SAVING THE PRISONERS,	217
HORSEWHIPPING A TYRANT,	233
THE MOTHER'S TRIAL,	249
WOMEN DEFENDING THE WAGON,	258
CAPTIVITY OF JONATHAN ALDER,	273
MOODY, THE REFUGEE,	289
THE LEAP FOR LIFE,	305
THE CHIEFTAIN'S APPEAL,	322
THE IMPLACABLE GOVERNOR,	337
MRS. SLOCUMB AT MOORE'S CREEK,	353
BRADY'S LEAP,	361



DEERFOOT ON THE PRAIRIES
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
Chap
I.	Westward Bound
II.	The First Camp
III.	Thieves of the Night
IV.	An Acquaintance
V.	A Close Call
VI.	A Mishap
VII.	Jack Halloway
VIII.	Good Seed
IX.	A Battle Royal
X.	Whirlwind
XI.	Physician and Patient
XII.	A Hurried Flight
XIII.	A Startling Awakening
XIV.	Shoshone Callers
XV.	A Question of Skill and Courage
XVI.	Wireless Telegraphy
XVII.	In the Mountains
XVIII.	Indian Chivalry
XIX.	A Calamity
XX.	Old Friends
XXI.	Pressing Northward
XXII.	A Change of Plan
XXIII.	The Monarch of the Solitudes
XXIV.	A Memorable Encounter
XXV.	Through the Great Divide
XXVI.	Parting Company
XXVII.	Down the Columbia
XXVIII.	At Last
ILLUSTRATIONS
Frontispiece: Deerfoot and Whirlwind
Daniel Boone and Deerfoot
â?oHelloa!â?
A Battle Royal
The Anglo-Saxon Every Time
The Critical Moment
A Western Monarch
In The Rapids



THE YOUNG SCOUT
The Story of a West Point Lieutenant
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS.
I.	THE YOUNG CHAMPION.	1
II.	A WELL EARNED REWARD.	10
III.	DANGER IN THE AIR.	20
IV.	GERONIMO.	32
V.	COMPLIMENTS AT LONG RANGE.	40
VI.	APACHE CUNNING.	48
VII.	A SIGNAL.	56
VIII.	MAROZ AND CEBALLOS.	64
IX.	MENDEZ, THE SCOUT.	71
X.	THE EAVESDROPPER.	78
XI.	CAVARHO AND MENDEZ.	85
XII.	A CALL AND A REPLY.	92
XIII.	THE TROOPERS.	99
XIV.	WAITING FOR DAYLIGHT.	107
XV.	AN INTERRUPTED FLIGHT.	115
XVI.	THE RANCHMAN'S HOME.	122
XVII.	THE SHADOW OF DANGER.	130
XVIII.	A CRUEL BLOW.	138
XVII.	"NOW FOR IT."	145
XVIII.	"SEE DERE!"	157
XIX.	AN APACHE SIGNAL.	170
XX.	ON THE MOUNTAIN SIDE.	183
XXI.	A GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK.	202
XXII.	WHAT DOES IT MEAN?	211
XXIII.	WHAT BEFELL MAURICE FREEMAN.	221
XXIV.	THE REALITY.	231
XXV.	A REMINISCENCE.	241
XXVI.	A SURPRISE INDEED.	252
XXVII.	CONCLUSION.	265



SETH JONES
OR, THE CAPTIVES OF THE FRONTIER
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
Chapter I	The Stranger.
Chapter II	The Dark Cloud.
Chapter III	The Dark Cloud Bursts.
Chapter IV	The Lost Home and a Found Friend.
Chapter V	On the Trail, and a Sudden Departure from it by Seth.
Chapter VI	A Run for Life.
Chapter VII	The Experience of Seth.
Chapter VIII	An Unexpected Meeting.
Chapter IX	The Chase.
Chapter X	A Couple of Indian Captives.
Chapter XI	Still in Pursuit.
Chapter XII	Pencilings by the Way.
Chapter XIII	Some Explanations.
Chapter XIV	In the Enemy's Camp.
Chapter XV	Maneuvering and Scheming.
Chapter XVI	In Which a Hunter's Nerves are Tested.
Chapter XVII	Encompassed by Danger.
Chapter XVIII	Getting Out of the Wilderness.
Chapter XIX	Denouement.



OUTDOOR LIFE AND INDIAN STORIES
By Edward Sylvester Ellis


CONTENTS
Outdoor Life for Young Americans	9
How to Live in the Woods
Making a Camp	10
How to Build a Lean-To
How to Make Fire Without Matches	11
Using the Fire-Drill
How to Get Pure Water	13
The Indian Filter
How to Cook in Camp	15
Utensils and Simple Recipes
How to Make a Bow and Arrow	17
A Safe and Powerful Weapon
How to Read Signs and Signals	19
Indian Signs and the Wig-Wag System
How to Tie Knots	22
All the Best Knots Explained and Illustrated
How to Find Your Way by the Stars	26
The Heavens at Night
What to Do in Case of Accident	27
First Aid to the Injured
The Original Americans	33
The Indian Tribes
The Original Emperors of Virginia	40
Powhatan and Opecancanough
The Great Conspiracy	54
A Wily Chieftain and His Secret
Adventures in New England	61
The Indians and the Pilgrims
The Uncrowning of a King	76
Philip's Adventures and Death
A Man of Mark Among the Delawares	98
Story of Tammany, White Eyes, and Captain Pipe
The Greatest of Indian Conspirators	106
Pontiac, Chief of the Ottawas
A Besieged Garrison	121
The Attack on Detroit
A Good Indian	129
Little Carpenter, the Cherokee
A Mighty Mingo Chieftain	135
Logan, the Orator and Warrior
An Indian Demosthenes	144
Red Jacket, the Seneca
Little Turtle	149
First an Enemy, then a Friend
Warrior and Knight	159
Buckongahelas, the Delaware Chief
A Famous Mohawk Chief	169
Adventure of Brandt, the Half-Breed
A Chieftain on the Warpath	176
Adventures of Tecumseh, the Shawanoe
Adventures of Weatherford	192
Chief of the Creek Confederacy
Fighting Against Fate	202
Black Hawk and His War
The Hero of the Everglades	219
Osceola and the Seminole War
Sitting Bull, the Medicine Man	233
The Last Great Indian Uprising



COWMEN AND RUSTLERS
A Story of the Wyoming Cattle Ranges
By Edward S. Ellis
MCMIV


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.	A MERRY GROUP.
CHAPTER II.	A WARNING FROM THE WOODS.
CHAPTER III.	THE FLIGHT OVER THE ICE.
CHAPTER IV.	THE REPORT OF GUNS.
CHAPTER V.	LOOKING SOUTHWARD.
CHAPTER VI.	COWMEN AND RUSTLERS.
CHAPTER VII.	THE WARNING.
CHAPTER VIII.	GOOD-BYE.
CHAPTER IX.	A SUMMONS AND A REPLY.
CHAPTER X.	A HOT PURSUIT.
CHAPTER XI.	A STRANGE DIVERSION.
CHAPTER XII.	THE BACK TRAIL.
CHAPTER XIII.	A CONSULTATION.
CHAPTER XIV.	UNWELCOME CALLERS.
CHAPTER XV.	THE "DOG INDIANS."
CHAPTER XVI.	AN UNPLEASANT VISIT.
CHAPTER XVII.	A DELICATE SITUATION.
CHAPTER XVIII.	A MISCALCULATION.
CHAPTER XIX.	THE BURNED RANCH.
CHAPTER XX.	THE TRUCE.
CHAPTER XXI.	A MESSENGER IN HASTE.
CHAPTER XXII.	IMPORTANT TIDINGS.
CHAPTER XXIII.	AT BAY.
CHAPTER XXIV.	THE PRIMITIVE FORT.
CHAPTER XXV.	THE FLAG OF TRUCE.
CHAPTER XXVI.	THE UNDERGROUND MISSIVE.
CHAPTER XXVII.	ON PAROLE.
CHAPTER XXVIII.	THE FINAL SUMMONS.
CHAPTER XXIX.	A STRANGE OCCURRENCE.
CHAPTER XXX.	THE MISSING ONE.
CHAPTER XXXI.	WHY IT WAS DONE.
CHAPTER XXXII.	THE HOSTAGE.
CHAPTER XXXIII.	THE PRISONER.
CHAPTER XXXIV.	OUT IN THE NIGHT.
CHAPTER XXXV.	CONCLUSION.



THE JUNGLE FUGITIVES AND OTHERS
A Tale of Life and Adventure in India
By Edward S. Ellis
1903
CONTENTS
THE JUNGLE FUGITIVES.
          CHAPTER I. — IN THE SPRING OF 1857.
          CHAPTER II. — ON AN AFTERNOON.
          CHAPTER III. — YANKEE MARKSMANSHIP.
          CHAPTER IV. — FLIGHT.
          CHAPTER V. — COMPANIONS IN FLIGHT.
          CHAPTER VI. — ON THE GANGES.
          CHAPTER VII. — AN UNEXPECTED MEETING.
          CHAPTER VIII. — MUSTAD.
          CHAPTER IX. — SCOUTING.
          CHAPTER X. — ALONG SHORE.
          CHAPTER XI. — A COLLISION.
          CHAPTER XII. — A WHITE MAN'S VICTORY.
          CHAPTER XIII. — UNDER THE BANK.
          CHAPTER XIV. — THE SOUND OF FIRING.
          CHAPTER XV. — GONE!
          CHAPTER XVI. — A SHADOWY PURSUIT.
          CHAPTER XVII. — ALMOS.
          CHAPTER XVIII. — DOCTOR AND PATIENT.
          CHAPTER XIX. — ASIATIC HONOR.
LOST IN THE WOODS.
          CHAPTER I. — THE CABIN IN THE WOOD.
          CHAPTER II. — A POINTED DISCUSSION.
          CHAPTER III. — MISSING.
          CHAPTER IV. — THE SEARCH BY HUGH AND TOM.
          CHAPTER V. — A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM.
IN THE NICK OF TIME.
LOST IN THE SOUTH SEA.
AN UNPLEASANT COMPANION.
A STIRRING INCIDENT.
CYCLONES AND TORNADOES.
LOST IN A BLIZZARD.
THROWING THE RIATA.
A WATERSPOUT.
AN HEROIC WOMAN.
THE WRITING FOUND IN A BOTTLE.
THAT HORNET'S NEST.
A YOUNG HERO.
OVERREACHED.
A BATTLE IN THE AIR.
WHO SHALL EXPLAIN IT?
A FOOL OR A GENIUS.
          CHAPTER I.
          CHAPTER II.
          CHAPTER III.
          CHAPTER IV.



THE LAND OF MYSTERY
By Edward S. Ellis


CONTENTS
CHAPTER I.	IN THE MATTO GROSSO.
CHAPTER II.	A TRIO OF ENEMIES.
CHAPTER III.	LIVELY WORK.
CHAPTER IV.	HOW IT ENDED.
CHAPTER V.	THE NATIVE VILLAGE.
CHAPTER VI.	ALONG THE FOREST PATH.
CHAPTER VI.	DESPERATE WORK.
CHAPTER VIII.	THE LAND OF MYSTERY.
CHAPTER IX.	A NATIVE HERCULES.
CHAPTER X.	DOUBLE-GUARDED.
CHAPTER XI.	A MYSTIFIED SENTINEL.
CHAPTER XII.	TO THE DEATH.
CHAPTER XIII.	A CHANGE OF CAMP.
CHAPTER XIV.	A STRANGE ENCOUNTER.
CHAPTER XV.	ZIFFAK.
CHAPTER XVI.	THE LAND OF THE MURHAPAS.
CHAPTER XVII.	THE NEW ALLY.
CHAPTER XVIII.	THE NICK OF TIME.
CHAPTER XIX.	THE JOURNEY'S END.
CHAPTER XX.	AT THE MURHAPA VILLAGE.
CHAPTER XXI.	HAFFGO, KING OF THE MURHAPAS.
CHAPTER XXII.	ARIEL THE BEAUTIFUL.
CHAPTER XXIII.	THE SHADOW OF DANGER.
CHAPTER XXIV.	YOUNG LOVE'S DREAM.
CHAPTER XXV.	ZIFFAK'S BLOW.
CHAPTER XXVI.	THE FLIGHT.
CHAPTER XXVII.	SHUT IN.
CHAPTER XXVIII.	BESIEGERS AND BESIEGED.
CHAPTER XXIX.	ACROSS THE LAKE.
CHAPTER XXX.	A GUESS.
CHAPTER XXXI.	A DESPERATE SCHEME.
CHAPTER XXXII.	THE BURNING MOUNTAIN.
CHAPTER XXXIII.	THE PURSUERS.
CHAPTER XXXIV.	WATCHING AND WAITING.
CHAPTER XXXV.	THE CAVERN OF DIAMONDS.
CHAPTER XXXVI.	PURSUERS AND PURSUED.
CHAPTER XXXVII.	AT BAY.
CHAPTER XXXVIII.	THE POISONED ARROW.
CHAPTER XXXIX.	CONCLUSION.





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