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Captain Bayley's Heir: A Tale of the Gold Fields of California

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When young Frank is falsely accused of a crime, he leaves England to seek adventure in America. He joins a wagon train heading west to the California gold fields, but as he is soon to find out, the West is more than just adventure! Braving Indians, wolves, and other dangers, Frank is determined to strike it rich - and perhaps someday clear his name and return home.

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CAPTAIN BAYLEY'S HEIR

A TALE OF THE GOLD FIELDS OF CALIFORNIA.

BY G. A. HENTY

CAPTAIN BAYLEY'S HEIR.

[Illustration: CAPTAIN BAYLEY HEARS STARTLING NEWS.]

CAPTAIN BAYLEY'S HEIR:

A TALE OF THE GOLD FIELDS OF CALIFORNIA.

BY

G. A. HENTY,

Author of "With Clive in India;" "Facing Death;" "For Name and Fame;" "True to the Old Flag;" "A Final Beckoning;" &c.

WITH TWELVE FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS BY H. M. PAGET.

[Illustration]

NEW YORK SCRIBNER AND WELFORD 743 & 745 BROADWAY.

CONTENTS.

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I. WESTMINSTER! WESTMINSTER! 9

II. A COLD SWIM, 25

III. A CRIPPLE BOY, 42

IV. AN ADOPTED CHILD, 58

V. A TERRIBLE ACCUSATION, 75

VI. AT NEW ORLEANS, 92

VII. ON THE MISSISSIPPI, 107

VIII. STARTING FOR THE WEST, 127

IX. ON THE PLAINS, 154

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