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In the wilds of Florida: a tale of warfare and hunting.
Accompanying his father to Florida, a boy has various adventures centering around sailing, hunting, and canoeing, culminating with a series of confrontations with Indians.
Table of Contents
Without a profession -- First sight of land -- First view of my uncle's house -- Rochford's disappearance -- A cruise on board the "Great Alexander" -- The cruise continued -- A dreary region -- Crossing the lake -- Camping out -- We set off for the river -- Fancy and fatigue -- Deserters -- The lull before the storm -- Difficulties of the journey -- Rochford enters the Indian village -- Arrival at Fort King.
Copy inscribed with date of March 12, 1912. One leaf of plate is added color illustrations (title page). Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
Florida -- Fiction Territorial Florida, 1821-1845 -- Wars of Indian Removal, 1817-1858 Literature
London; New York, N.Y.
Thomas Nelson and Sons
399 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
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Kingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880, "In the wilds of Florida." (1902). Florida Heritage. 51.