The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in The South-West
Containing the Whole of The Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks
of Squatter Life; And Far-Western Scenes; In a Series of
Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches,
Descriptive of Incidents and Character
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The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in The South-West Containing the Whole of The Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks of Squatter Life; And Far-Western Scenes; In a Series of Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches, Descriptive of Incidents and Character

By John Robb
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  • THE SWAMP DOCTOR’S ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH-WEST.
  • (“Madison Tensas, M.D.,” and “Solitaire,”) Author Of “Swallowing Oysters Alive,” Etc.
    • Illustrated by Darley.
      • 1858
    • TO WM. S. PARHAM, and ALFRED J. LOWRY, OF MADISON PARISH, LOUISIANA, MY TRUE AND FAST FRIENDS, THIS HUMBLE VOLUME IS INSCRIBED BY THEIR FRIEND, MADISON TENSAS, M. D.
  • THE CITY PHYSICIAN versus THE SWAMP DOCTOR.
  • MY EARLY LIFE.
  • GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MEDICINES.
  • A TIGHT RACE CONSIDERIN’.
  • TAKING GOOD ADVICE.
  • THE DAY OF JUDGMENT.
  • A RATTLESNAKE ON A STEAMBOAT.
  • FRANK AND THE PROFESSOR.
  • THE CURIOUS WIDOW.
  • THE MISSISSIPPI PATENT PLAN FOR PULLING TEETH.
  • VALERIAN AND THE PANTHER.
  • SEEKING A LOCATION
  • CUPPING AN IRISHMAN.
  • BEING EXAMINED FOR MY DEGREE.
  • STEALING A BABY.
  • THE “SWAMP DOCTOR” TO ESCULAPIUS.
    • THE SWAMP DOCTOR TO ESCULAPIUS.
  • MY FIRST CALL IN THE SWAMP.
  • THE MAN OF ARISTOCRATIC DISEASES.
  • THE INDEFATIGABLE BEAR-HUNTER.
  • LOVE IN A GARDEN.
  • HOW TO CURE FITS.
  • A STRUGGLE FOR LIFE.
    • THE END.
  • STREAKS OF SQUATTER LIFE, AND FAR-WEST SCENES.
    • 1846
  • PREFACE.
  • STREAKS OF SQUATTER LIFE, AND FAR-WEST SCENES.
  • THE WESTERN WANDERINGS OF A TYPO.
  • CHAPTER I. THE WAY HE WAS “BROUGHT UP.”
  • CHAPTER II. AN ADVENTURE AMONG THE OFFICIALS.
  • CHAPTER III. JOHN’S EDITORIAL CAREER.
  • CHAPTER IV. HIS WANDERINGS THROUGH THE PRAIRIES.
  • CHAPTER V. HIS ENCOUNTER WITH OLD FRIENDS.
  • “NOT A DROP MORE, MAJOR, UNLESS IT’S SWEETEN’D.”
  • NETTLE BOTTOM BALL; OR, BETSY JONES’ TUMBLE IN THE MUSH PAN.
  • A “CAT” STORY, WHICH MUST NOT BE CUR-TAILED.
  • A SPIRITUAL SISTER, HER ENCOUNTER WITH A DOUBTFUL SMITH.
  • HOSS ALLEN’S APOLOGY; OR, THE CANDIDATE’S NIGHT IN A MUSQUITO SWAMP!
  • NATURAL ACTING! DAN MARBLE’S FIRST APPEARANCE AT GRAND RIVER, MICHIGAN.
  • A CANAL ADVENTURE.
  • THE STANDING CANDIDATE. HIS EXCUSE FOR BEING A BACHELOR.
  • AN EMIGRANT’S PERILS; OR, A FLYING TICKET ON THE MISSISSIPPI.
  • FUN WITH A “BAB.” A NIGHT ADVENTURE ON THE MISSOURI.
  • TELEGRAPHING AN EXPRESS. A NIGHT’S ADVENTURE IN THE AMERICAN BOTTOM.
  • THE PRE-EMPTION RIGHT; OR, DICK KELSY’S SIGNATURE TO HIS LAND CLAIM.
  • YALLEK PLEDGES; OR, THE FIGHT ABOUT SALLY SPILLMAN.
  • GEORGE MUNDAY, THE HATLESS PROPHET.
  • COURTING IN FRENCH HOLLOW.
  • THE SECOND ADVENT! TOM BANGALL, THE ENGINEER, AND MILLERISM.
  • SETTLEMENT FUN. BILL SAPPER’S LETTER TO HIS COUSIN.
    • Liberti, Missury, May 6t. 18 forty 5.
  • “DOING” A LANDLORD. A STORY OF SHAPE AND TALENT.
  • WHO IS SIR GEORGE SIMPSON? AN EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE ABOUT HIM.
  • LETTERS FROM A BABY. BY A FORWARD CHILD.
    • NO. II.-BUB IN PERIL.
    • NO. III.—BUB RESCUED.
    • NO. IV.—BUB FLOURISHING.
    • NO. V.-BUB AGAIN IN DANGER.
  • SETH TINDER’S FIRST COURTSHIP, HOW HIS FLAME WAS QUENCHED!
  • THE DEATH STRUGGLE; OR, THE WAY SMITH DID UP JONES.
  • “WHO ARE THEY?” A QUESTION OF VITAL IMPORT.
    • THE END.
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