The Bark Covered House Or, Back In the Woods Again; Being a Graphic and Thrilling Description of Real Pioneer Life in the Wilderness of Michigan
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The Bark Covered House Or, Back In the Woods Again; Being a Graphic and Thrilling Description of Real Pioneer Life in the Wilderness of Michigan

By William Nowlin
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  • THE BARK COVERED HOUSE,
    • PREFATORY NOTE.
  • KEY.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • CHAPTER.
        • I—TALKING OF MICHIGAN II—DISAGREEABLE MUSIC III—HOW WE GOT OUR SWEET, AND THE HISTORY OF MY FIRST PIG IV—OUR SECOND HOUSE AND FIRST APPLE TREES V—THE JUG OF WHISKY AND TEMPERANCE MEETING VI—HOW WE FOUND OUR CATTLE VII—TROUBLE CAME ON THE WING VIII—HARD TIMES FOR US IN MICHIGAN IX—A SUMMER HUNT X—HOW WE GOT INTO TROUBLE ONE NIGHT AND I SCARED XI—THE INDIANS VISIT US—THEIR STRANGE AND PECULIAR WAYS XII—THE INSIDE OF OUR HOUSE—A PICTURE FROM MEMORY XIII—METHEGLIN; OR, THE DETECTED DRINK XIV—OUR ROAD—HOW I WAS WOUNDED XV—PROSPECT OF WAR XVI—FISHING AND BOAT RIDING, XVII—HOW I GOT IN TROUBLE RIDING IN A CANOE XVIII—OUR CLEARING AND THE FIRST RAILROAD CARS XIX—TREES XX—DRAWING CORD-WOOD—HOW THE RAILROAD WAS BUILT—THE STEAM WHISTLE XXI—HOW I HUNTED AND WE PAID THE MORTGAGE XXII—BEAR HUNT XXIII—GRANDFATHER'S POWDER HORN—WAR WITH PIRATES XXIV—LIGHT BEGINS TO DAWN XXV—MAKING A BARGAIN XXVI—HOW I COMMENCED FOR MYSELF—FATHER'S OLD FARM XXVII—THOUGHTS IN CONNECTION WITH FATHER AND EARLY PIONEER LIFE XXVIII—FATHER'S NEW HOUSE AND ITS SITUATION—HIS CHILDREN VISIT HIM XXIX—MY WATCH LOST AND VISIT TO CANADA XXX—MOTHER'S VISIT TO THE EAST XXXI—LEAVING NEW YORK CITY FOR HOME
      • I—TALKING OF MICHIGAN II—DISAGREEABLE MUSIC III—HOW WE GOT OUR SWEET, AND THE HISTORY OF MY FIRST PIG IV—OUR SECOND HOUSE AND FIRST APPLE TREES V—THE JUG OF WHISKY AND TEMPERANCE MEETING VI—HOW WE FOUND OUR CATTLE VII—TROUBLE CAME ON THE WING VIII—HARD TIMES FOR US IN MICHIGAN IX—A SUMMER HUNT X—HOW WE GOT INTO TROUBLE ONE NIGHT AND I SCARED XI—THE INDIANS VISIT US—THEIR STRANGE AND PECULIAR WAYS XII—THE INSIDE OF OUR HOUSE—A PICTURE FROM MEMORY XIII—METHEGLIN; OR, THE DETECTED DRINK XIV—OUR ROAD—HOW I WAS WOUNDED XV—PROSPECT OF WAR XVI—FISHING AND BOAT RIDING, XVII—HOW I GOT IN TROUBLE RIDING IN A CANOE XVIII—OUR CLEARING AND THE FIRST RAILROAD CARS XIX—TREES XX—DRAWING CORD-WOOD—HOW THE RAILROAD WAS BUILT—THE STEAM WHISTLE XXI—HOW I HUNTED AND WE PAID THE MORTGAGE XXII—BEAR HUNT XXIII—GRANDFATHER'S POWDER HORN—WAR WITH PIRATES XXIV—LIGHT BEGINS TO DAWN XXV—MAKING A BARGAIN XXVI—HOW I COMMENCED FOR MYSELF—FATHER'S OLD FARM XXVII—THOUGHTS IN CONNECTION WITH FATHER AND EARLY PIONEER LIFE XXVIII—FATHER'S NEW HOUSE AND ITS SITUATION—HIS CHILDREN VISIT HIM XXIX—MY WATCH LOST AND VISIT TO CANADA XXX—MOTHER'S VISIT TO THE EAST XXXI—LEAVING NEW YORK CITY FOR HOME
    • CHAPTER.
      • I—TALKING OF MICHIGAN II—DISAGREEABLE MUSIC III—HOW WE GOT OUR SWEET, AND THE HISTORY OF MY FIRST PIG IV—OUR SECOND HOUSE AND FIRST APPLE TREES V—THE JUG OF WHISKY AND TEMPERANCE MEETING VI—HOW WE FOUND OUR CATTLE VII—TROUBLE CAME ON THE WING VIII—HARD TIMES FOR US IN MICHIGAN IX—A SUMMER HUNT X—HOW WE GOT INTO TROUBLE ONE NIGHT AND I SCARED XI—THE INDIANS VISIT US—THEIR STRANGE AND PECULIAR WAYS XII—THE INSIDE OF OUR HOUSE—A PICTURE FROM MEMORY XIII—METHEGLIN; OR, THE DETECTED DRINK XIV—OUR ROAD—HOW I WAS WOUNDED XV—PROSPECT OF WAR XVI—FISHING AND BOAT RIDING, XVII—HOW I GOT IN TROUBLE RIDING IN A CANOE XVIII—OUR CLEARING AND THE FIRST RAILROAD CARS XIX—TREES XX—DRAWING CORD-WOOD—HOW THE RAILROAD WAS BUILT—THE STEAM WHISTLE XXI—HOW I HUNTED AND WE PAID THE MORTGAGE XXII—BEAR HUNT XXIII—GRANDFATHER'S POWDER HORN—WAR WITH PIRATES XXIV—LIGHT BEGINS TO DAWN XXV—MAKING A BARGAIN XXVI—HOW I COMMENCED FOR MYSELF—FATHER'S OLD FARM XXVII—THOUGHTS IN CONNECTION WITH FATHER AND EARLY PIONEER LIFE XXVIII—FATHER'S NEW HOUSE AND ITS SITUATION—HIS CHILDREN VISIT HIM XXIX—MY WATCH LOST AND VISIT TO CANADA XXX—MOTHER'S VISIT TO THE EAST XXXI—LEAVING NEW YORK CITY FOR HOME
    • I—TALKING OF MICHIGAN II—DISAGREEABLE MUSIC III—HOW WE GOT OUR SWEET, AND THE HISTORY OF MY FIRST PIG IV—OUR SECOND HOUSE AND FIRST APPLE TREES V—THE JUG OF WHISKY AND TEMPERANCE MEETING VI—HOW WE FOUND OUR CATTLE VII—TROUBLE CAME ON THE WING VIII—HARD TIMES FOR US IN MICHIGAN IX—A SUMMER HUNT X—HOW WE GOT INTO TROUBLE ONE NIGHT AND I SCARED XI—THE INDIANS VISIT US—THEIR STRANGE AND PECULIAR WAYS XII—THE INSIDE OF OUR HOUSE—A PICTURE FROM MEMORY XIII—METHEGLIN; OR, THE DETECTED DRINK XIV—OUR ROAD—HOW I WAS WOUNDED XV—PROSPECT OF WAR XVI—FISHING AND BOAT RIDING, XVII—HOW I GOT IN TROUBLE RIDING IN A CANOE XVIII—OUR CLEARING AND THE FIRST RAILROAD CARS XIX—TREES XX—DRAWING CORD-WOOD—HOW THE RAILROAD WAS BUILT—THE STEAM WHISTLE XXI—HOW I HUNTED AND WE PAID THE MORTGAGE XXII—BEAR HUNT XXIII—GRANDFATHER'S POWDER HORN—WAR WITH PIRATES XXIV—LIGHT BEGINS TO DAWN XXV—MAKING A BARGAIN XXVI—HOW I COMMENCED FOR MYSELF—FATHER'S OLD FARM XXVII—THOUGHTS IN CONNECTION WITH FATHER AND EARLY PIONEER LIFE XXVIII—FATHER'S NEW HOUSE AND ITS SITUATION—HIS CHILDREN VISIT HIM XXIX—MY WATCH LOST AND VISIT TO CANADA XXX—MOTHER'S VISIT TO THE EAST XXXI—LEAVING NEW YORK CITY FOR HOME
    • ILLUSTRATIOINS.
      • "THE MICHIGAN" THE BARK-COVERKD HOUSE THE THOMPSON TAVERN HOUSE BUILT IN 1836 FIRST RAILWAY CARS HOUSE BUILT IN 1854
    • "THE MICHIGAN" THE BARK-COVERKD HOUSE THE THOMPSON TAVERN HOUSE BUILT IN 1836 FIRST RAILWAY CARS HOUSE BUILT IN 1854
  • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
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