A Beacon for the Blind Being a Life of Henry Fawcett, the Blind Postmaster-General
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A Beacon for the Blind Being a Life of Henry Fawcett, the Blind Postmaster-General

By Winifred Holt
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  • A BEACON FOR THE BLIND
    • Forward
    • Introduction
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • CHAPTER I WATERLOO, THE MAYOR, AND THE BABY
    • CHAPTER II THE BOY LECTURER
    • CHAPTER III THE TALL STUDENT
    • CHAPTER IV A SET BACK
    • CHAPTER V DARKNESS
    • CHAPTER VI HAPPINESS
    • CHAPTER VII DISTRACTION
    • CHAPTER VIII THE PROBLEM OF THE POOR
    • CHAPTER IX THE GOOD SAMARITAN
    • CHAPTER X THE YOUNG ECONOMIST
    • CHAPTER XI A PROGRAMME OF HELPFULNESS
    • CHAPTER XII THE SCHOOLS OF THE POOR
    • CHAPTER XIII THE NEW M.P. AND THE CLUB
    • CHAPTER XIV THE WOMAN AND THE VOTE
    • CHAPTER XV BLIND SUPERSTITIONS
    • CHAPTER XVI PURE POLITICS
    • CHAPTER XVII A PROPHETIC QUESTION IN PARLIAMENT
    • CHAPTER XVIII GLADSTONE PRIME MINISTER
    • CHAPTER XIX THE STOLEN COMMONS
    • CHAPTER XX THE FIGHT FOR THE FOREST
    • CHAPTER XXI FOR THE PEOPLE’s WOODS AND STREAMS
    • CHAPTER XXII WHAT INDIA PAID
    • CHAPTER XXIII THE ‘ONE MAN WHO CARED FOR INDIA’
    • CHAPTER XXIV FAMINE, TURKS AND INDIANS
    • CHAPTER XXV LIBERALS IN POWER
    • CHAPTER XXVI FRESH AIR, BLUE RIBBONS, AND POSTMEN
    • CHAPTER XXVII THE PENNIES OF THE POOR
    • CHAPTER XXVIII AT HOME AND AT COURT
    • CHAPTER XXIX A GRAVE ILLNESS
    • CHAPTER XXX AMONG THE BLIND
    • CHAPTER XXXI LIGHT
    • HENRY FAWCETT BORN 1833, DIED NOV. 6, 1884
    • APPENDIX
      • MEMORIALS
      • HENRY FAWCETT BORN 26 AUGUST 1833. DIED 6 NOVEMBER 1884
      • Extract from a Letter from Mrs. Fawcett’s Sister
    • MEMORIALS
    • HENRY FAWCETT BORN 26 AUGUST 1833. DIED 6 NOVEMBER 1884
    • Extract from a Letter from Mrs. Fawcett’s Sister
    • INDEX
    • Transcriber's Note
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