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Tall tales of the Southwest : an anthology of southern and southwestern humor, 1830-1860

Author: Franklin J Meine; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1930.
Series: Americana deserta.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tall tales of the Southwest.
New York : Knopf, 1930
(OCoLC)575757309
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin J Meine; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 21526956
Notes: With t.p. of original edition of "Georgia scenes."
Description: xxxii, 456 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Guilty--but drunk / George W. Bradbury --
The big bear of Arkansas / T.B. Thorpe --
Going to bed before a young lady / "M" --
How Simon Suggs "raised Jack" / Johnson J. Hooper --
Cousin Sally Dilliard / Hamilton C. Jones --
A useful coon-skin / David Crockett --
A knob dance--a Tennessee frolic / George W. Harris --
Cupping on the sternum / H.C.L. --
Ovid Bolus, Esq. / Joseph G. Baldwin --
The Hoosier and the salt pile / William T. Thompson --
Discharged on his own recognizance / W.H. Sparks --
"Pertaters and ternups" / "Spoondrift" --
The character of a native Georgian / A.B. Longstreet --
The steamboat captain who was averse to racing / George P. Burnham --
"Old Sense" of Arkansas / C.F.M. Noland --
The militia company drill / Oliver H. Prince --
Major Jones pops the question / William T. Thompson --
Mrs. Yardley's quilting / George W. Harris --
A "hung" jury / Joseph M. Field --
Simon gets a "soft snap" out of his daddy / Johnson J. Hooper --
Sharp financiering / Joseph G. Baldwin --
Rare ripe garden seed / George W. Harris --
An artist in trouble / D. Corcoran --
How the times served the Virginians / Joseph G. Baldwin --
The harp of a thousand strings / William P. Brannan --
Simon Suggs becomes Captain / Johnson J. Hooper --
Where the lion roareth and the wang-doodle mourneth / William P. Brannan --
The fight / A.B. Longstreet --
Col. Hawkins and the court / Johnson J. Hooper --
A coon-hunt in a fency country / William T. Thompson --
A quarter race in Kentucky / C.F.M. Noland --
Shifting the responsibility / Johnson J. Hooper --
A sage conversation / A.B. Longstreet --
A snake-bit Irishman / George W. Harris --
Captain Suggs and Lieut. Snipes "court-martial" Widow Haycock / Johnson J. Hooper --
Georgia theatrics / A.B. Longstreet --
Sicily Burns's wedding / George W. Harris --
McAlpin's trip to Charleston / Hamilton C. Jones --
A bully boat and a brag captain / Sol Smith --
Old Singletire / Robert Patterson --
The thimble game / T.W. Lane --
That big dog fight at Myers's / P.B. January --
Mississippi legislature / Anon. --
The horse-swap / A.B. Longstreet --
Swallowing an oyster alive / John S. Robb --
Sut Lovingood's daddy, acting horse / George W. Harris --
Simon Suggs attends a camp-meeting / Johnson J. Hooper --
Breaking a bank / Sol Smith --
The dandy frightening the squatter / S.L.C.
Series Title: Americana deserta.
Responsibility: edited by Franklin J. Meine.

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