Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader
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Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader

By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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  • R.M. Ballantyne
  • "Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Schooner.
    • The Schooner.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Bumpus is Fiery and Philosophical—Murderous Designs Frustrated.
    • Bumpus is Fiery and Philosophical—Murderous Designs Frustrated.
    • Chapter Three.
      • A Rough Walk Enlivened by Rambling Talk—Bumpus is “Agreeable.”
    • A Rough Walk Enlivened by Rambling Talk—Bumpus is “Agreeable.”
    • Chapter Four.
      • The Missionary—Suspicions, Surprises, and Surmises.
    • The Missionary—Suspicions, Surprises, and Surmises.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The pastor’s household—Preparations for war.
    • The pastor’s household—Preparations for war.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Suspicions allayed and re-awakened.
    • Suspicions allayed and re-awakened.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Master Corrie caught napping—Snakes in the grass.
    • Master Corrie caught napping—Snakes in the grass.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • A surprise—A battle and a fire.
    • A surprise—A battle and a fire.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Baffled and perplexed—Plans for a rescue.
    • Baffled and perplexed—Plans for a rescue.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • The pursuit—Poopy, led on by love and hate, rushes to the rescue.
    • The pursuit—Poopy, led on by love and hate, rushes to the rescue.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • A ghost—A terrible combat ending in a dreadful plunge.
    • A ghost—A terrible combat ending in a dreadful plunge.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Dangerous navigation and doubtful pilotage—Montague is hot, Gascoyne sarcastic.
    • Dangerous navigation and doubtful pilotage—Montague is hot, Gascoyne sarcastic.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Doings on board the “Foam.”
    • Doings on board the “Foam.”
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Greater mysteries than ever—A bold move and a clever escape.
    • Greater mysteries than ever—A bold move and a clever escape.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Remarkable doings of Poopy—Extraordinary case of resuscitation.
    • Remarkable doings of Poopy—Extraordinary case of resuscitation.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • A wild chase—Hope, disappointment, and despair—The sandal-wood trader outwits the man-of-war.
    • A wild chase—Hope, disappointment, and despair—The sandal-wood trader outwits the man-of-war.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • The escape.
    • The escape.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • The Goat’s Pass—An Attack, A Bloodless Victory, and a Sermon.
    • The Goat’s Pass—An Attack, A Bloodless Victory, and a Sermon.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Sorrow and Sympathy—The Widow Becomes a Pleader, and Her Son Engages in a Single Combat.
    • Sorrow and Sympathy—The Widow Becomes a Pleader, and Her Son Engages in a Single Combat.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • Mysterious Consultations and Plans—Gascoyne Astonishes his Friends, and Makes an Unexpected Confession.
    • Mysterious Consultations and Plans—Gascoyne Astonishes his Friends, and Makes an Unexpected Confession.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • A Terrible Doom for an Innocent Man.
    • A Terrible Doom for an Innocent Man.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • The Rendezvous—An Episode—Peculiar Circumstances—and Other Matters.
    • The Rendezvous—An Episode—Peculiar Circumstances—and Other Matters.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • Plans Partially Carried Out—The Cutter’s Fate—And A Serious Misfortune.
    • Plans Partially Carried Out—The Cutter’s Fate—And A Serious Misfortune.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • An Unexpected Meeting—Doings on the Isle of Palms—Gascoyne’s Despair.
    • An Unexpected Meeting—Doings on the Isle of Palms—Gascoyne’s Despair.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • Surly Dick—The Rescue.
    • Surly Dick—The Rescue.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • The Capture and the Fire.
    • The Capture and the Fire.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • A Peculiar Confidant—More Difficulties, And Various Plans To Overcome Them.
    • A Peculiar Confidant—More Difficulties, And Various Plans To Overcome Them.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • Bumpus is Perplexed—Mysterious Communings and a Curious Leave-Taking.
    • Bumpus is Perplexed—Mysterious Communings and a Curious Leave-Taking.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • More Leave-Taking—Deep Designs—Bumpus in a New Capacity.
    • More Leave-Taking—Deep Designs—Bumpus in a New Capacity.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • The Ambush—The Escape—Retributive Justice—And Conclusion.
      • The End.
    • The Ambush—The Escape—Retributive Justice—And Conclusion.
    • The End.
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