Alice of Old Vincennes
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Alice of Old Vincennes

By Maurice Thompson
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Book Description

"This novel begins at the close of the Revolutionary War and describes much of the early history of old Vincennes. It includes colorful, sometimes romantic tales of the people in Vincennes, the historic march of George Rogers Clark and his "Big Knives" and their successful attack on the British at Fort Sackville in February of 1779"--Publisher description.

Table of Contents
  • Alice of Old Vincennes
    • by
    • Maurice Thompson
      • PREFACE
    • Contents
  • Alice of Old Vincennes
    • CHAPTER I
      • UNDER THE CHERRY TREE
      • CHAPTER II
      • A LETTER FROM AFAR
      • CHAPTER III
      • THE RAPE OF THE DEMIJOHN
      • CHAPTER IV
      • THE FIRST MAYOR OF VINCENNES
      • CHAPTER V
      • FATHER GIBAULT
      • CHAPTER VI
      • A FENCING BOUT
      • CHAPTER VII
      • THE MAYOR'S PARTY
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE DILEMMA OF CAPTAIN HELM
      • CHAPTER IX
      • THE HONORS OF WAR
      • CHAPTER X
      • M. ROUSSILLON ENTERTAINS COLONEL HAMILTON
      • CHAPTER XI
      • A SWORD AND A HORSE PISTOL
      • CHAPTER XII
      • MANON LESCAUT. AND A RAPIER-THRUST
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • A MEETING IN THE WILDERNESS
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • A PRISONER OF LOVE
      • CHAPTER XV
      • VIRTUE IN A LOCKET
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • FATHER BERET'S OLD BATTLE
      • CHAPTER XVII.
      • A MARCH THROUGH COLD WATER
      • CHAPTER XVIII
      • A DUEL BY MOONLIGHT
      • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE ATTACK
      • CHAPTER XX
      • ALICE'S FLAG
      • CHAPTER XXI
      • SOME TRANSACTIONS IN SCALPS
      • CHAPTER XXII
      • CLARK ADVISES ALICE
      • CHAPTER XXIII
      • AND SO IT ENDED
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