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The Trail of the Goldseekers A Record of Travel in Prose and Verse   By: (1860-1940)

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A Record of Travel in Prose and Verse



Author of Rose of Dutcher's Coolly Main Travelled Roads Prairie Folks Boy Life on the Prairie, etc.

New York The MacMillan Company London: MacMillan & Co., Ltd. 1906

Copyright, 1899, by Hamlin Garland.

Set up and electrotyped. Published May, 1899. Reprinted January, 1906.

Norwood Press J. S. Cushing & Co. Berwick & Smith Co. Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.



I. Coming of the Ships 3

II. Outfitting 11

III. On the Stage Road 21

IV. In Camp at Quesnelle 33

V. The Blue Rat 37

VI. The Beginning of the Long Trail 45

VII. The Blackwater Divide 53

VIII. We swim the Nechaco 63

IX. First Crossing of the Bulkley 73

X. Down the Bulkley Valley 81

XI. Hazleton. Midway on the Trail 97

XII. Crossing the Big Divide 107

XIII. The Silent Forests 119

XIV. The Great Stikeen Divide 131

XV. In the Cold Green Mountains 139

XVI. The Passing of the Beans 151

XVII. The Wolves and the Vultures Assemble 163

XVIII. At Last the Stikeen 175

XIX. The Goldseekers' Camp at Glenora 185

XX. Great News at Wrangell 195

XXI. The Rush to Atlin Lake 207

XXII. Atlin Lake and the Gold Fields 217

XXIII. The End of the Trail 231

XXIV. Homeward Bound 241

XXV. Ladrone travels in State 251

XXVI. The Goldseekers reach the Golden River 259


Anticipation 1

Where the Desert flames with Furnace Heat 2

The Cow boy 9

From Plain to Peak 19

Momentous Hour 31

A Wish 32

The Gift of Water 35

Mounting 35

The Eagle Trail 36

Moon on the Plain 43

The Whooping Crane 51

The Loon 51

Yet still we rode 61

The Gaunt Gray Wolf 79

Abandoned on the Trail 80

Do you fear the Wind? 95

Siwash Graves 105

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