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The letter bag of the Great Western : or, Life in a steamer

Author: Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [1973] ©1973
Series: Heritage.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Humor, satire, etc. : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aside from Sam Slick, the book which gained Haliburton the greatest notoriety was The Letter Bag of The Great Western; or, Life in a Steamer , published in 1840. Much of this book was composed for the diversion of the other passengers on Haliburton's steamship voyage from Bristol to New York in 1839.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haliburton, Thomas, Chandler.
Letter Bag of The Great Western; : or, Life in a Steamer.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1973
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Chandler Haliburton
ISBN: 9781442652385 1442652381
OCLC Number: 1005842963
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""TABLE OF CONTENTS""; ""Dedication""; ""Preface""; ""1. Journal of an Actress""; ""2. Letter from Cato Mignionette (the coloured steward) to Mr. Lavender""; ""3. Ditto from Captain Haltfront, of theâ#x80;#x94;â#x80;#x94;th Regiment of Foot, to Lieutenant Fugleman""; ""4. Ditto from a Midshipman of H.M.S. Lapwing, to an Officer of the Inconstant""; ""5. Ditto from John Skinner (Butcher) to Mary Hide""; ""6. Ditto from one of the Society of Friends to her Kinswoman""; ""7. Ditto from a New Brunswicker to his friend at Fredericton""; ""8. Ditto from an Abolitionist to a Member of Parliament"" ""9. Ditto from a Cadet of the Great Western to his Mother""""10. Ditto from a Lawyer's Clerk""; ""11. Ditto from a Traveller before he had travelled""; ""12. Ditto from a Stoker""; ""13. Ditto from a Stockholder of G.W. to the Secretary""; ""14. Ditto from a Servant in search of a place""; ""15. Ditto from a French Passenger""; ""16. Ditto from an Old Hand""; ""17. Ditto from an American Citizen""; ""18. Ditto from Elizabeth Figg to John Buggins""; ""19. Ditto from the Son of a Passenger""; ""20. Ditto from the Professor of Steam and Astronomy (otherwise called the Clerk) to the Directors"" ""21. Ditto from Moses Levi to Levi Moses""""22. Ditto from a Servant of a family travelling to Astoria""; ""23. Misdirected Letter, No. 1, from a Colonist to his Brother""; ""24. Misdirected Letter, No. 2, from a Colonist to his Father""; ""25. Ditto from a Loco Foco of New York to a Sympathiser of Vermont""; ""26. Ditto from a Coachman on the Railroad Line""; ""27. Ditto from the Wife of a Settler who cannot settle""
Series Title: Heritage.
Other Titles: Letter bag of the Great Western ; or, Life in a steamer
Life in a steamer
Responsibility: Thomas Chandler Haliburton.

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Aside from Sam Slick, the book which gained Haliburton the greatest notoriety was The Letter Bag of The Great Western; or, Life in a Steamer , published in 1840. Much of this book was composed for the diversion of the other passengers on Haliburton's steamship voyage from Bristol to New York in 1839.

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