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My Native Land The United States: its Wonders, its Beauties, and its People; with Descriptive Notes, Character Sketches, Folk Lore, Traditions, Legends and History, for the Amusement of the Old and the Instruction of the Young

By James Cox
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  • MY NATIVE LAND.
    • JAMES COX,
      • Statue to Minute Man
    • Statue to Minute Man
    • CONTENTS
      • CHAPTER I.
        • OUR NATION'S BIRTH.
      • OUR NATION'S BIRTH.
      • CHAPTER II.
        • THE WITCH OF SALEM.
      • THE WITCH OF SALEM.
      • CHAPTER III.
        • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
      • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
      • CHAPTER IV.
        • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
      • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
      • CHAPTER V.
        • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
      • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
      • CHAPTER VI.
        • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
      • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
      • CHAPTER VII.
        • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
      • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
        • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
      • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
      • CHAPTER IX.
        • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
      • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
      • CHAPTER X.
        • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
      • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
      • CHAPTER XI.
        • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
      • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
      • CHAPTER XII.
        • AMONG THE CREOLES.
      • AMONG THE CREOLES.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
        • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
      • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
      • CHAPTER XIV.
        • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
      • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
      • CHAPTER XV.
        • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
      • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
      • CHAPTER XVI.
        • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
      • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
      • CHAPTER XVII.
        • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
      • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
        • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
      • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
      • CHAPTER XIX.
        • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS.
      • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS.
      • CHAPTER XX.
        • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
      • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
      • CHAPTER XXI.
        • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
      • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • OUR NATION'S BIRTH.
    • OUR NATION'S BIRTH.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE WITCH OF SALEM.
    • THE WITCH OF SALEM.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
    • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
    • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
    • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
    • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
    • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
    • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
    • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
    • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
    • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • AMONG THE CREOLES.
    • AMONG THE CREOLES.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
    • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
    • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
    • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
    • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
    • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
    • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS.
    • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
    • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
    • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • MY NATIVE LAND.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • OUR NATION'S BIRTH.
        • Interior of Independence Hall, Philadelphia
      • Interior of Independence Hall, Philadelphia
      • CHAPTER II.
        • THE WITCHES OF SALEM.
      • THE WITCHES OF SALEM.
      • CHAPTER III.
        • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
        • A Memory of Rip Van Winkle
        • Tomb of General Grant, Riverside Park
      • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
      • A Memory of Rip Van Winkle
      • Tomb of General Grant, Riverside Park
      • CHAPTER IV.
        • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
      • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
      • CHAPTER V.
        • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
        • Brigham Young's Grave, Salt Lake City
      • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
      • Brigham Young's Grave, Salt Lake City
      • CHAPTER VI.
        • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
        • Chief Rain-in-the-Face and his Favorite Pony
      • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
      • Chief Rain-in-the-Face and his Favorite Pony
      • CHAPTER VII.
        • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
        • The Cowboy as He Is
      • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
      • The Cowboy as He Is
      • CHAPTER VIII.
        • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
        • Civilized Indians
      • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
      • Civilized Indians
      • CHAPTER IX.
        • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
        • An Uncivilized Savage
      • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
      • An Uncivilized Savage
      • CHAPTER X.
        • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
        • The Belle of the Pueblo
      • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
      • The Belle of the Pueblo
      • CHAPTER XI.
        • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
        • Custer Battlefield and Monument
      • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
      • Custer Battlefield and Monument
      • CHAPTER XII.
        • AMONG THE CREOLES.
        • The Old French Market at New Orleans
      • AMONG THE CREOLES.
      • The Old French Market at New Orleans
      • CHAPTER XIII.
        • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
        • The Prettiest Chinese Woman in America
      • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
      • The Prettiest Chinese Woman in America
      • CHAPTER XIV.
        • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
      • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
      • CHAPTER XV.
        • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
        • Yellowstone Falls
        • In and Around Yellowstone Park
        • A Marvel of Magnificence
      • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
      • Yellowstone Falls
      • In and Around Yellowstone Park
      • A Marvel of Magnificence
      • CHAPTER XVI.
        • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
      • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
      • CHAPTER XVII.
        • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
        • Climbing Pike's Peak by Rail
      • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
      • Climbing Pike's Peak by Rail
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
        • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
        • Hieroglyphic Memoirs of Past Ages
      • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
      • Hieroglyphic Memoirs of Past Ages
      • CHAPTER XIX.
        • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS
        • A Fin de Siecle Pleasure Steamer
        • Whaleback Steamer on the Lakes
      • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS
      • A Fin de Siecle Pleasure Steamer
      • Whaleback Steamer on the Lakes
      • CHAPTER XX.
        • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
        • Two Views of Mount Tacoma
      • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
      • Two Views of Mount Tacoma
      • CHAPTER XXI.
        • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
        • A Restful Southern Home
        • An Afternoon in June
        • A Tropical Scene
      • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
      • A Restful Southern Home
      • An Afternoon in June
      • A Tropical Scene
    • OUR NATION'S BIRTH.
      • Interior of Independence Hall, Philadelphia
    • Interior of Independence Hall, Philadelphia
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE WITCHES OF SALEM.
    • THE WITCHES OF SALEM.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
      • A Memory of Rip Van Winkle
      • Tomb of General Grant, Riverside Park
    • IN PICTURESQUE NEW YORK.
    • A Memory of Rip Van Winkle
    • Tomb of General Grant, Riverside Park
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
    • IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTRY.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
      • Brigham Young's Grave, Salt Lake City
    • THE MORMONS AND THEIR WIVES.
    • Brigham Young's Grave, Salt Lake City
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
      • Chief Rain-in-the-Face and his Favorite Pony
    • THE INVASION OF OKLAHOMA.
    • Chief Rain-in-the-Face and his Favorite Pony
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
      • The Cowboy as He Is
    • COWBOYS--REAL AND IDEAL.
    • The Cowboy as He Is
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
      • Civilized Indians
    • WARDS OF OUR NATIVE LAND.
    • Civilized Indians
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
      • An Uncivilized Savage
    • CIVILIZATION--ACTUAL AND ALLEGED.
    • An Uncivilized Savage
    • CHAPTER X.
      • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
      • The Belle of the Pueblo
    • OLD TIME COMMUNISTS.
    • The Belle of the Pueblo
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
      • Custer Battlefield and Monument
    • HOW CUSTER LIVED AND DIED.
    • Custer Battlefield and Monument
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • AMONG THE CREOLES.
      • The Old French Market at New Orleans
    • AMONG THE CREOLES.
    • The Old French Market at New Orleans
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
      • The Prettiest Chinese Woman in America
    • THE HEATHEN CHINEE IN HIS ELEMENT.
    • The Prettiest Chinese Woman in America
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
    • BEFORE EMANCIPATION AND AFTER.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
      • Yellowstone Falls
      • In and Around Yellowstone Park
      • A Marvel of Magnificence
    • OUR NATIONAL PARK.
    • Yellowstone Falls
    • In and Around Yellowstone Park
    • A Marvel of Magnificence
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
    • THE HEROES OF THE IRON HORSE.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
      • Climbing Pike's Peak by Rail
    • A RAILROAD TO THE CLOUDS.
    • Climbing Pike's Peak by Rail
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
      • Hieroglyphic Memoirs of Past Ages
    • INTO THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.
    • Hieroglyphic Memoirs of Past Ages
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS
      • A Fin de Siecle Pleasure Steamer
      • Whaleback Steamer on the Lakes
    • OUR GREAT WATERWAYS
    • A Fin de Siecle Pleasure Steamer
    • Whaleback Steamer on the Lakes
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
      • Two Views of Mount Tacoma
    • THROUGH THE GREAT NORTHWEST.
    • Two Views of Mount Tacoma
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
      • A Restful Southern Home
      • An Afternoon in June
      • A Tropical Scene
    • IN THE WARM SOUTHEAST.
    • A Restful Southern Home
    • An Afternoon in June
    • A Tropical Scene
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