A Child of the Sea; and Life Among the Mormons
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A Child of the Sea; and Life Among the Mormons
By Elizabeth Whitney Williams
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  • Transcriber's Note
  • A CHILD OF THE SEA; AND LIFE AMONG THE MORMONS
    • BY
    • Elizabeth Whitney Williams.
    • Introductory.
    • Biography.
    • Illustrations.
    • A CHILD OF THE SEA, AND LIFE AMONG THE MORMONS.
    • PART I.
      • EARLY MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD DAYS.
      • ISLAND OF ST. HELENA.
      • COMING OF COUSIN MITCHELL
      • PROMISES TO GO THE NEXT YEAR TO GREEN BAY.
      • A LETTER FROM COUSIN MITCHELL, WITH PRESENTS.
      • THE OLD RED CRADLE.
      • SAVED BY MY BROTHER FROM DROWNING.
      • LAUNCHING OF THE SHIP ELIZA CAROLINE.
      • FAREWELL TO ST. HELENA.
      • DEATH OF MR. MCWILLIAMS.
      • AGAIN IN OUR BOAT ON LAKE MICHIGAN.
      • ARRIVING AT MANISTIQUE.
      • THE OLD GRANDPA AND BOB COMING TO LIVE WITH US.
      • OLD DOG BOB.
      • BOB'S NEW MASTER.
      • DEATH OF MRS. MCWILLIAMS.
      • STARTING ON THEIR PERILOUS TRIP.
      • THEIR STORY OF THEIR JOURNEY AS THEY TOLD IT TO ME IN AFTER YEARS.
      • BROTHER ANTHONY LOST IN THE WOODS.
      • MOTHER'S STORY.
      • FATHER AND MOTHER COMING HOME.
      • JOHN'S STORY.
      • FIRST VISIT TO THE BIG WHITE HOUSE.
      • REMINDERS OF HOME FAR AWAY.
      • A LONGING FOR HOME.
      • HAPPY HOME LIFE.
      • BOB'S SYMPATHY.
      • INDIAN VILLAGE AND CHIEF OSSAWINAMAKEE.
      • THE LAKE OF ENCHANTMENT.
      • THE CHIEF'S DAUGHTER, "STAR OF THE MORNING."
      • THE CHIEF AND HIS DAUGHTER VISITING US.
      • THE CHIEF'S DEPARTURE.
      • RETURN OF THE CHIEF OSSAWINAMAKEE.
      • INVITED TO THE FEAST.
      • THE BEAUTIFUL LAKE AT THE INDIAN VILLAGE.
      • THE INDIAN MAIDEN IN HER WIGWAM.
      • THE SOUNDING OF THE DRUM.
      • CHIEF OSSAWINAMAKEE'S SPEECH.
      • ALL ENJOYMENT.
      • ENDING OF THE FEAST AND SAD ENDING OF A YOUNG LIFE.
      • BURIAL OF SHA-WAN-NIB-IN-ASSE.
      • ON BOARD THE ELIZA CAROLINE.
    • EARLY MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD DAYS.
    • ISLAND OF ST. HELENA.
    • COMING OF COUSIN MITCHELL
    • PROMISES TO GO THE NEXT YEAR TO GREEN BAY.
    • A LETTER FROM COUSIN MITCHELL, WITH PRESENTS.
    • THE OLD RED CRADLE.
    • SAVED BY MY BROTHER FROM DROWNING.
    • LAUNCHING OF THE SHIP ELIZA CAROLINE.
    • FAREWELL TO ST. HELENA.
    • DEATH OF MR. MCWILLIAMS.
    • AGAIN IN OUR BOAT ON LAKE MICHIGAN.
    • ARRIVING AT MANISTIQUE.
    • THE OLD GRANDPA AND BOB COMING TO LIVE WITH US.
    • OLD DOG BOB.
    • BOB'S NEW MASTER.
    • DEATH OF MRS. MCWILLIAMS.
    • STARTING ON THEIR PERILOUS TRIP.
    • THEIR STORY OF THEIR JOURNEY AS THEY TOLD IT TO ME IN AFTER YEARS.
    • BROTHER ANTHONY LOST IN THE WOODS.
    • MOTHER'S STORY.
    • FATHER AND MOTHER COMING HOME.
    • JOHN'S STORY.
    • FIRST VISIT TO THE BIG WHITE HOUSE.
    • REMINDERS OF HOME FAR AWAY.
    • A LONGING FOR HOME.
    • HAPPY HOME LIFE.
    • BOB'S SYMPATHY.
    • INDIAN VILLAGE AND CHIEF OSSAWINAMAKEE.
    • THE LAKE OF ENCHANTMENT.
    • THE CHIEF'S DAUGHTER, "STAR OF THE MORNING."
    • THE CHIEF AND HIS DAUGHTER VISITING US.
    • THE CHIEF'S DEPARTURE.
    • RETURN OF THE CHIEF OSSAWINAMAKEE.
    • INVITED TO THE FEAST.
    • THE BEAUTIFUL LAKE AT THE INDIAN VILLAGE.
    • THE INDIAN MAIDEN IN HER WIGWAM.
    • THE SOUNDING OF THE DRUM.
    • CHIEF OSSAWINAMAKEE'S SPEECH.
    • ALL ENJOYMENT.
    • ENDING OF THE FEAST AND SAD ENDING OF A YOUNG LIFE.
    • BURIAL OF SHA-WAN-NIB-IN-ASSE.
    • ON BOARD THE ELIZA CAROLINE.
    • PART II.
      • BEAVER ISLAND.
      • BEAVER ISLAND CHOSEN AS A KINGDOM.
      • STRANG'S FIRST COMING TO THE ISLAND WITH HIS PEOPLE.
      • PAYMENT TIME FOR THE INDIANS.
      • THE INDIANS AND THEIR ISLANDS.
      • STRANG CALLING ON US.
      • FIRST SETTLERS.
      • PREPARING FOR WINTER.
      • GOING OVER TO THE POINT TO DINNER WITH THE MCKINLEYS.
      • KIND NEIGHBORS.
      • BOB'S NEW FRIEND.
      • SUFFERING OF THE PEOPLE.
      • CARING FOR THE SICK AND DYING.
      • RETURN OF SPRING AND COMING OF STRANG.
      • JAMES CABLE SETTLING AT THE HEAD OF BEAVER ISLAND.
      • STRANG'S REVELATIONS.
      • ROBBING THE GENTILES.
      • WHIPPING OF THOMAS BEDFORD.
      • BUILDING TEMPLE AND PRINTING OFFICE.
      • STRANG'S REVELATION OF POLYGAMY.
      • "CHARLES DOUGLAS."
      • A MAN WITH SEVERAL WIVES.
      • BOB'S DEATH.
      • THE COUNTY SEAT OF SAINT JAMES.
      • MOUNT PISGAH AND INLAND LAKES.
      • WILD ANIMALS AND BIRDS.
      • MRS. BENNETT STARTING TO CROSS THE LAKE.
      • THE KING'S RESIDENCE.
      • THE KING'S JOKES.
      • THE KING'S LAWS.
      • OUR MORMON NEIGHBORS.
      • STRANG AND HIS FAVORITE WIFE.
      • THE KILLING OF BENNETT.
      • TO BE BROUGHT DEAD OR ALIVE.
      • STRANG HAVING DINNER WITH US.
      • JOHN GOEING AND HIS DEAR OLD IRISH HOME.
      • MY BROTHER CHARLEY GOING TO OHIO.
      • BROTHER LEWIS AND I WERE GOING TO OHIO WITH MR. CRANE.
      • BROTHER CHARLEY GONE.
      • ON BOARD STEAMER MICHIGAN.
      • AT MACKINAC ISLAND.
      • ON LAKE HURON.
      • CROSSING SAGINAW BAY.
      • PRAYING FOR THE STORM TO CEASE.
      • AT PRESQUE ISLE DOCK.
      • AT DETROIT AND CLEVELAND.
      • TRYING TO BE HAPPY.
      • ON THE HEADLANDS.
      • IN MY NEW HOME.
      • MR. MILTON A. SHEPARD.
      • HOMESICK.
      • GOING TO SCHOOL IN THE LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE.
      • MEETING BROTHER CHARLEY.
      • A CHILD'S PRAYER.
      • A CHILD'S PRAYER ANSWERED.
      • HOMEWARD BOUND ON STEAMBOAT MICHIGAN.
      • AT MACKINAC ISLAND.
      • HOME AGAIN.
      • A MOTHER'S LONGING TO SEE HER BOY.
      • MENOMINEE INDIAN FAMILY.
      • THE ROBBERS' DEN.
      • WAKING AND SEEING INDIANS IN MY ROOM.
      • DEPARTURE OF THE INDIANS.
      • THE APOSTLE AND HIS FAMILY AMONG THE INDIANS.
      • THE APOSTLE'S WIFE'S STORY.
      • CHOLERA AT THE ISLAND.
      • LEAVING THE ISLAND.
      • THE LITTLE VILLAGE OF CHARLEVOIX.
      • WILLIAM DAVENPORT OUR MAIL CARRIER.
      • OPENING OF NAVIGATION.
      • COMING OF THE MORMONS.
      • TO BRING THEM DEAD OR ALIVE.
      • THE BATTLE AT CHARLEVOIX.
      • GIVING CHASE TO THE MORMONS.
      • MORMONS SAVED BY "BARK MORGAN."
      • LEAVING CHARLEVOIX.
      • TRAVERSE CITY.
      • HAPPY SCHOOL DAYS IN TRAVERSE CITY.
      • EARLY DAYS OF TRAVERSE CITY.
      • MY FATHER ADOPTING A LITTLE BOY.
      • THE KILLING OF "KING STRANG."
      • THE STORY MRS. H—— TOLD ME.
      • MY BROTHER LEWIS VISITING US AND HIS STORY.
      • TEACHINGS OF MORMONISM.
      • FATHER AND MOTHER'S VISIT TO BEAVER ISLAND.
      • A MOTHER LONGING TO SEE HER CHILDREN.
      • LEAVING TRAVERSE CITY.
      • LANDING AT THE ISLAND.
      • HOTELS AT THE HARBOR.
      • THE FAREWELL RECEPTION TO FRIENDS.
      • RETURN OF THE MERCHANTS.
      • DR. McCULLOCH'S RESIDENCE.
      • THE KING'S HIGHWAY.
      • HORSEBACK RIDING ABOUT THE ISLAND.
      • THE HOME WHERE THE WIFE HAD BEEN DRIVEN OUT.
      • TIGER'S GRAVE.
      • THE JOHNSON HOUSE.
      • MRS. CAMPBELL'S STORY.
      • BURNING OF THE MORMON TEMPLE.
      • ROCKY MOUNTAIN OR INDIAN POINT.
      • THE SECRET SOCIETY.
      • PAGE TOWN.
      • VISITING THE LIGHT KEEPER AND HIS WIFE.
      • OUR SCHOOL TEACHERS.
      • GOING TO MACKINAC ISLAND.
      • MY RETURN TO BEAVER ISLAND.
      • THE GIBSON HOUSE.
      • THE NURSE'S STORY.
      • MARRIED AND KEEPING HOUSE.
      • TRAVELLING BY WATER.
      • OUR INDIAN SCHOOL AT GARDEN ISLAND.
      • WENTWORTH'S VISIT TO HIS ISLAND HOME.
      • MY HUSBAND APPOINTED LIGHT-KEEPER.
      • VESSELS SEEKING SHELTER FROM THE STORMS.
      • DEATH OF MY HUSBAND, THE LIGHT-KEEPER.
      • MY APPOINTMENT AS LIGHT-KEEPER.
      • TRIBUTE TO THE SAILORS.
      • LIGHT-KEEPERS AND THEIR WORK.
      • GALES ON OUR LAKES.
      • STEAMER "BADGER STATE."
      • CAPT. E. A. BOUCHARD.
      • OLD NEIGHBORS LEAVING THE ISLAND.
      • SAD THOUGHTS ON LEAVING MY ISLAND HOME.
      • IN THE NEW HOME.
      • VISITING AT TRAVERSE CITY.
      • RESORTS AROUND LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY
      • Transcriber's Corrections
    • BEAVER ISLAND.
    • BEAVER ISLAND CHOSEN AS A KINGDOM.
    • STRANG'S FIRST COMING TO THE ISLAND WITH HIS PEOPLE.
    • PAYMENT TIME FOR THE INDIANS.
    • THE INDIANS AND THEIR ISLANDS.
    • STRANG CALLING ON US.
    • FIRST SETTLERS.
    • PREPARING FOR WINTER.
    • GOING OVER TO THE POINT TO DINNER WITH THE MCKINLEYS.
    • KIND NEIGHBORS.
    • BOB'S NEW FRIEND.
    • SUFFERING OF THE PEOPLE.
    • CARING FOR THE SICK AND DYING.
    • RETURN OF SPRING AND COMING OF STRANG.
    • JAMES CABLE SETTLING AT THE HEAD OF BEAVER ISLAND.
    • STRANG'S REVELATIONS.
    • ROBBING THE GENTILES.
    • WHIPPING OF THOMAS BEDFORD.
    • BUILDING TEMPLE AND PRINTING OFFICE.
    • STRANG'S REVELATION OF POLYGAMY.
    • "CHARLES DOUGLAS."
    • A MAN WITH SEVERAL WIVES.
    • BOB'S DEATH.
    • THE COUNTY SEAT OF SAINT JAMES.
    • MOUNT PISGAH AND INLAND LAKES.
    • WILD ANIMALS AND BIRDS.
    • MRS. BENNETT STARTING TO CROSS THE LAKE.
    • THE KING'S RESIDENCE.
    • THE KING'S JOKES.
    • THE KING'S LAWS.
    • OUR MORMON NEIGHBORS.
    • STRANG AND HIS FAVORITE WIFE.
    • THE KILLING OF BENNETT.
    • TO BE BROUGHT DEAD OR ALIVE.
    • STRANG HAVING DINNER WITH US.
    • JOHN GOEING AND HIS DEAR OLD IRISH HOME.
    • MY BROTHER CHARLEY GOING TO OHIO.
    • BROTHER LEWIS AND I WERE GOING TO OHIO WITH MR. CRANE.
    • BROTHER CHARLEY GONE.
    • ON BOARD STEAMER MICHIGAN.
    • AT MACKINAC ISLAND.
    • ON LAKE HURON.
    • CROSSING SAGINAW BAY.
    • PRAYING FOR THE STORM TO CEASE.
    • AT PRESQUE ISLE DOCK.
    • AT DETROIT AND CLEVELAND.
    • TRYING TO BE HAPPY.
    • ON THE HEADLANDS.
    • IN MY NEW HOME.
    • MR. MILTON A. SHEPARD.
    • HOMESICK.
    • GOING TO SCHOOL IN THE LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE.
    • MEETING BROTHER CHARLEY.
    • A CHILD'S PRAYER.
    • A CHILD'S PRAYER ANSWERED.
    • HOMEWARD BOUND ON STEAMBOAT MICHIGAN.
    • AT MACKINAC ISLAND.
    • HOME AGAIN.
    • A MOTHER'S LONGING TO SEE HER BOY.
    • MENOMINEE INDIAN FAMILY.
    • THE ROBBERS' DEN.
    • WAKING AND SEEING INDIANS IN MY ROOM.
    • DEPARTURE OF THE INDIANS.
    • THE APOSTLE AND HIS FAMILY AMONG THE INDIANS.
    • THE APOSTLE'S WIFE'S STORY.
    • CHOLERA AT THE ISLAND.
    • LEAVING THE ISLAND.
    • THE LITTLE VILLAGE OF CHARLEVOIX.
    • WILLIAM DAVENPORT OUR MAIL CARRIER.
    • OPENING OF NAVIGATION.
    • COMING OF THE MORMONS.
    • TO BRING THEM DEAD OR ALIVE.
    • THE BATTLE AT CHARLEVOIX.
    • GIVING CHASE TO THE MORMONS.
    • MORMONS SAVED BY "BARK MORGAN."
    • LEAVING CHARLEVOIX.
    • TRAVERSE CITY.
    • HAPPY SCHOOL DAYS IN TRAVERSE CITY.
    • EARLY DAYS OF TRAVERSE CITY.
    • MY FATHER ADOPTING A LITTLE BOY.
    • THE KILLING OF "KING STRANG."
    • THE STORY MRS. H—— TOLD ME.
    • MY BROTHER LEWIS VISITING US AND HIS STORY.
    • TEACHINGS OF MORMONISM.
    • FATHER AND MOTHER'S VISIT TO BEAVER ISLAND.
    • A MOTHER LONGING TO SEE HER CHILDREN.
    • LEAVING TRAVERSE CITY.
    • LANDING AT THE ISLAND.
    • HOTELS AT THE HARBOR.
    • THE FAREWELL RECEPTION TO FRIENDS.
    • RETURN OF THE MERCHANTS.
    • DR. McCULLOCH'S RESIDENCE.
    • THE KING'S HIGHWAY.
    • HORSEBACK RIDING ABOUT THE ISLAND.
    • THE HOME WHERE THE WIFE HAD BEEN DRIVEN OUT.
    • TIGER'S GRAVE.
    • THE JOHNSON HOUSE.
    • MRS. CAMPBELL'S STORY.
    • BURNING OF THE MORMON TEMPLE.
    • ROCKY MOUNTAIN OR INDIAN POINT.
    • THE SECRET SOCIETY.
    • PAGE TOWN.
    • VISITING THE LIGHT KEEPER AND HIS WIFE.
    • OUR SCHOOL TEACHERS.
    • GOING TO MACKINAC ISLAND.
    • MY RETURN TO BEAVER ISLAND.
    • THE GIBSON HOUSE.
    • THE NURSE'S STORY.
    • MARRIED AND KEEPING HOUSE.
    • TRAVELLING BY WATER.
    • OUR INDIAN SCHOOL AT GARDEN ISLAND.
    • WENTWORTH'S VISIT TO HIS ISLAND HOME.
    • MY HUSBAND APPOINTED LIGHT-KEEPER.
    • VESSELS SEEKING SHELTER FROM THE STORMS.
    • DEATH OF MY HUSBAND, THE LIGHT-KEEPER.
    • MY APPOINTMENT AS LIGHT-KEEPER.
    • TRIBUTE TO THE SAILORS.
    • LIGHT-KEEPERS AND THEIR WORK.
    • GALES ON OUR LAKES.
    • STEAMER "BADGER STATE."
    • CAPT. E. A. BOUCHARD.
    • OLD NEIGHBORS LEAVING THE ISLAND.
    • SAD THOUGHTS ON LEAVING MY ISLAND HOME.
    • IN THE NEW HOME.
    • VISITING AT TRAVERSE CITY.
    • RESORTS AROUND LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY
    • Transcriber's Corrections
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