The Young Surveyor; Or, Jack on the Prairies
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The Young Surveyor; Or, Jack on the Prairies

By J. T. (John Townsend) Trowbridge
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  • THE YOUNG SURVEYOR;
  • OR,
  • JACK ON THE PRAIRIES.
    • AUTHOR OF "JACK HAZARD AND HIS FORTUNES," ETC.
    • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS.
      • BOSTON: JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY, Late Ticknor & Fields, and Fields, Osgood, & Co. 1875.
      • Copyright, 1875. By JAMES R. OSGOOD & CO.
      • University Press: Welch, Bigelow, & Co., Cambridge.
    • BOSTON: JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY, Late Ticknor & Fields, and Fields, Osgood, & Co. 1875.
    • Copyright, 1875. By JAMES R. OSGOOD & CO.
    • University Press: Welch, Bigelow, & Co., Cambridge.
    • HOW THE BOYS WENT TO THE RIVER FOR WATER.
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • THE YOUNG SURVEYOR.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • "NOTHING BUT A BOY."
  • CHAPTER II.
    • OLD WIGGETT'S SECTION CORNER.
    • SETTING THE STAKES.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE HOMEWARD TRACK.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • A DEER HUNT, AND HOW IT ENDED.
    • JACK AND THE STRANGE YOUTH.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THE BOY WITH ONE SUSPENDER.
    • UP-HILL WORK.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • "LORD BETTERSON'S."
    • "LORD BETTERSON."
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • JACK AT THE "CASTLE."
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • HOW VINNIE MADE A JOURNEY.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • VINNIE'S ADVENTURE.
    • TOO OBLIGING BY HALF.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • JACK AND VINNIE IN CHICAGO.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • JACK'S NEW HOME.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • VINNIE'S FUTURE HOME.
    • LINK DOESN'T CARE TO BE KISSED.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • WHY JACK DID NOT FIRE AT THE PRAIRIE CHICKEN.
    • SHOT ON THE WING.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • SNOWFOOT'S NEW OWNER.
    • THE AMIABLE MR. PEAKSLOW.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • GOING FOR A WITNESS.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • PEAKSLOW GETS A QUIRK IN HIS HEAD.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • VINNIE MAKES A BEGINNING.
    • VINNIE'S STRATAGEM.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • VINNIE'S NEW BROOM.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • LINK'S WOOD-PILE.
    • LINK'S WOOD-PILE.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • MORE WATER THAN THEY WANTED.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • PEAKSLOW SHOWS HIS HAND.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE WOODLAND SPRING.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • JACK'S "BIT OF ENGINEERING."
    • TESTING THE LEVEL.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • PREPARING FOR THE ATTACK.
    • OLD WIGGETT.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • THE BATTLE OF THE BOUNDARY FENCE.
    • "STOP, OR I'LL SHOOT!"
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • VICTORY.
    • RETURNING IN TRIUMPH.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • VINNIE IN THE LION'S DEN.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • AN "EXTRAORDINARY" GIRL.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • ANOTHER HUNT, AND HOW IT ENDED.
    • THE END OF THE CHASE.
  • CHAPTER XXX.
    • JACK'S PRISONER.
  • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • RADCLIFF.
    • JACK AND HIS JOLLY PRISONER.
  • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • AN IMPORTANT EVENT.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • MRS. WIGGETT'S "NOON-MARK."
  • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • THE STRANGE CLOUD.
    • THE TORNADO COMING.
  • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • PEAKSLOW IN A TIGHT PLACE.—CECIE.
    • PEAKSLOW REAPPEARS.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • "ON THE WAR TRAIL."
  • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • THE MYSTERY OF A PAIR OF BREECHES.
    • FOLLOWING THE WAR TRAIL UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • THE MORNING AFTER.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • FOLLOWING UP THE MYSTERY.
  • CHAPTER XL.
    • PEAKSLOW'S HOUSE-RAISING.
  • CHAPTER XLI.
    • CONCLUSION.
    • THE WATER QUESTION SETTLED.
    • THE END.
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