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Aladdin & Co. A Romance of Yankee Magic   By: (1861-1925)

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Author of "Virginia of the Air Lanes," "Double Trouble," etc.

GROSSET & DUNLAP Publishers New York

Copyright 1904 Henry Holt and Company

Copyright 1907 The Bobbs Merrill Company


PAGE CHAPTER I. Which is of an Introductory Character 1

CHAPTER II. Still Introductory 13

CHAPTER III. Reminiscentially Autobiographical 20

CHAPTER IV. Jim Discovers his Coral Island 39

CHAPTER V. We Reach the Atoll 46

CHAPTER VI. I am Inducted into the Cave, and Enlist 55

CHAPTER VII. We Make our Landing 67

CHAPTER VIII. A Welcome to Wall Street and Us 77

CHAPTER IX. I Go Abroad and We Unfurl the Jolly Roger 86

CHAPTER X. We Dedicate Lynhurst Park 96

CHAPTER XI. The Empress and Sir John Meet Again 112

CHAPTER XII. In which the Burdens of Wealth Begin to Fall upon Us 120

CHAPTER XIII. A Sitting or Two in the Game with the World and Destiny 137

CHAPTER XIV. In which we Learn Something of Railroads, and Attend Some Remarkable Christenings 152

CHAPTER XV. Some Affairs of the Heart Considered in their Relation to Dollars and Cents 169

CHAPTER XVI. Some Things which Happened in our Halcyon Days 185

CHAPTER XVII. Relating to the Disposition of the Captives 201

CHAPTER XVIII. The Going Away of Laura and Clifford, and the Departure of Mr. Trescott 214

CHAPTER XIX. In which Events Resume their Usual Course at a Somewhat Accelerated Pace 231

CHAPTER XX. I Twice Explain the Condition of the Trescott Estate 248

CHAPTER XXI. Of Conflicts, Within and Without 260

CHAPTER XXII. In which I Win my Great Victory 270

CHAPTER XXIII. The "Dutchman's Mill" and What it Ground 281

CHAPTER XXIV. The Beginning of the End 291

CHAPTER XXV. That Last Weird Battle in the West 306

CHAPTER XXVI. The End and a Beginning 320



James Elkins, the "man who made Lattimore," known as "Jim."

Albert Barslow, who tells the tale; the friend and partner of Jim.

Alice Barslow, his wife; at first, his sweetheart.

William Trescott, known as "Bill," a farmer and capitalist.

Josephine Trescott, his daughter.

Mrs. Trescott, his wife.

Mr. Hinckley, a banker of Lattimore.

Mrs. Hinckley, his wife; devoted to the emancipation of woman.

Antonia, their daughter.

Aleck Macdonald, pioneer and capitalist.

General Lattimore, pioneer, soldier, and godfather of Lattimore.

Miss Addison, the general's niece.

Captain Marion Tolliver, Confederate veteran and Lattimore boomer.

Mrs. Tolliver, his wife... Continue reading book >>

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