From Farm Boy to Senator
Being the History of the Boyhood and Manhood of Daniel Webter
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From Farm Boy to Senator Being the History of the Boyhood and Manhood of Daniel Webter

By Horatio Alger Jr.
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Table of Contents
  • FROM FARM BOY TO SENATOR;
  • CONTENTS.
  • PREFACE.
  • CHAPTER I. THE COTTON HANDKERCHIEF.
  • CHAPTER II. DANIEL AND HIS FATHER.
  • CHAPTER III. A MEMORABLE BATTLE.
  • CHAPTER IV. AN IMPORTANT STEP.
  • CHAPTER V. DANIEL AT EXETER ACADEMY.
  • CHAPTER VI. PREPARING FOR COLLEGE.
  • CHAPTER VII. DANIEL’S COLLEGE LIFE.
  • CHAPTER VIII. DANIEL RECEIVES SOME VALUABLE ADVICE
  • CHAPTER IX. BROTHERLY LOVE.
  • CHAPTER X. THE TWO BROTHERS.
  • CHAPTER XI. DANIEL AS AN ORATOR.
  • CHAPTER XII. STUDYING LAW.
  • CHAPTER XIII. HOW DANIEL WENT TO FRYEBURG.
  • CHAPTER XIV. THE PRECEPTOR OF FRYEBURG ACADEMY.
  • CHAPTER XV. THE NEXT TWO YEARS.
  • CHAPTER XVI. A GREAT TEMPTATION.
  • CHAPTER XVII. DANIEL REFUSES A CLERKSHIP.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. D. WEBSTER, ATTORNEY.
  • CHAPTER XIX. DANIEL OVERCOMES A BRAMBLE.
  • CHAPTER XX. “THE LITTLE BLACK STABLE-BOY.”
  • CHAPTER XXI. WHY DANIEL WAS SENT TO CONGRESS.
  • CHAPTER XXII. MR. WEBSTER AS A MEMBER OF CONGRESS.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. JOHN RANDOLPH AND WILLIAM PINKNEY.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. MR. WEBSTER IN BOSTON.
  • CHAPTER XXV. THE ORATION AT PLYMOUTH.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. THE BUNKER HILL ORATION.
  • CHAPTER XXVII. ADAMS AND JEFFERSON.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. HOME LIFE AND DOMESTIC SORROWS.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. CALLED TO THE SENATE.
  • CHAPTER XXX. THE BEGINNING OF A GREAT BATTLE.
  • CHAPTER XXXI. THE REPLY TO HAYNE.
  • CHAPTER XXXII. THE SECRET OF WEBSTER’S POWER.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII. HONORS RECEIVED IN ENGLAND.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV. CALLED TO THE CABINET.
  • CHAPTER XXXV. LIFE AT MARSHFIELD.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI. THE SEVENTH OF MARCH SPEECH.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII. CLOSING SCENES.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII. CENTENNIAL TRIBUTES.
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