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Polly Peablossom's wedding : and other tales

Author: T A Burke
Publisher: Philadelphia : T.B. Peterson, 1851.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Humorous sketches, mostly set in the South.
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Genre/Form: American wit and humor
Short stories, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burke, T.A. (Thomas A.), 1828-1880.
Polly Peablossom's wedding.
Philadelphia : T.B. Peterson, 1851
(OCoLC)656626807
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T A Burke
OCLC Number: 3610794
Description: 195 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Polly Peablossom's wedding / by John B. Lamar --
The unclad horseman / by Wm. T. Thompson --
The thimble game : a omitted Georgia scene / by T.W. Lane --
War's yure hoss? / by a Missourian --
A losing game of poker : or, the gambler outwitted / by T.A. Burke --
Mike Hooter's bar story : a Yazoo sketch, showing how the bear outwitted Ike Hamberlin / by a Missourian --
Electricity as a temperence agent : with an illustration / by Wm. C. Richards --
M'Cracken's experience / by a Hoosier --
Bingo : a Georgia sketch / by R.M. Charlton --
How Sally Hooter got snakebit : a Yazoo sketch / [by a Missourian] --
The "experience" of the blacksmith of the mountain pass : a Georgia story / by John B. Lamar --
Pertaters and ternups / by a South Carolinian --
The coon-hunt : or, a fency country / by Jos. Jones --
"Doing" a sheriff : a Georgia sketch / by T.A. Burke --
A case of supposition / [from the New Orleans Picayune] --
The amateur ticket-vender at the Varieties / [from the New Orleans Delta] --
The telegraph in St. Louis / [from Reville] --
Smoking a grizzly / by John S. Robb --
Where Joe Meriweather went to : a Kentucky yarn --
An Arkansas original --
A fearful tale of the Mississippi / by Falconbridge --
A frightful adventure in Mississippi : my first and last day on Dismal Lake / by "The Turkey Runner" --
Practical jokes and bad liquor --
Mississippi legislature --
Shifting the responsibility : a hard shell story / by Johnson J. Hooper --
How Mike Hooter came very near "wolloping" Arch Coony : aYazoo sketch / [by a Missourian] --
The first piano in Northern Illinois --
Printing a horse : a Savannah sketch / [from the Savannah Friend of the family] --
The way Old Bill went off --
A sleep-walking incident / by an old Tennessee correspondent --
The last bloody duel fought in Ohio --
Anecdotes of Western travel --
A running fight upon the Rackensac.
Responsibility: edited by T.A. Burke ; with numerous illustrations.

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Humorous sketches, mostly set in the South.

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