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Wonderful adventures of Mrs Seacole in many lands

Author: Mary Seacole; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Dover thrift editionsView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives, Jamaican
Named Person: Mary Seacole; Mary Seacole
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Seacole; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9780486831725 0486831728
OCLC Number: 1102638265
Notes: This Dover edition, originally published in 2019, is a republication of the edition published by James Blackwood, Paternoster Row, London, in 1857. This book is being reprinted exactly as it was published in an effort to preserve the consistency of the original edition and its historical context, which may include archaic terminology, punctuation, and spelling.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. I My Birth and Parentage --
Early Tastes and Travels --
Marriage, and Widowhood --
ch. II Struggles for Life --
The Cholera in Jamaica --
I leave Kingston for the Isthmus of Panama --
Chagres, Navy Bay, and Gatun --
Life in Panama --
Up the River Chagres to Gorgona and Cruces --
ch. III My Reception at the Independent Hotel --
A Cruces Table d'Hodte --
Life in Cruces --
Amusements of the Crowds --
A Novel Four-post Bed --
ch. IV An Unwelcome Visitor in Cruces --
The Cholera --
Success of the Yellow Doctress --
Fearful Scene at the Mule-owner's --
The Burying Parties --
The Cholera attacks me --
ch. V American Sympathy --
I take an Hotel in Cruces --
My Customers --
Lola Montes --
Miss Hayes and the Bishop --
Gambling in Cruces --
Quarrels amongst the Travellers --
New Granada Military --
The Thieves of Cruces --
A Narrow Escape --
ch. VI Migration to Gorgona --
Farewell Dinners and Speeches --
A Building Speculation --
Life in Gorgona Note continued: Sympathy with American Slaves --
Dr Casey in Trouble --
Floods and Fires --
Yankee Independence and Freedom --
ch. VII The Yellow Fever in Jamaica --
My Experience of Death-bed Scenes --
I leave again for Navy Bay, and open a Store there --
I am attacked with the Gold Fever, and start for Escribanos --
Life in the Interior of the Republic of New Granada --
A Revolutionary Conspiracy on a small Scale --
The Dinner Delicacies of Escribanos --
Journey up the Palmilla River --
A Few Words on the Present Aspect of Affairs on the Isthmus of Panama --
ch. VIII I long to join the British Army before Sebastopol --
My Wanderings about London for that purpose --
How I Failed --
Establishment of the Firm of "Day and Martin" --
I Embark for Turkey --
ch. IX Voyage to Constantinople --
Malta --
Gibraltar --
Constantinople, and what I thought of it --
Visit to Scutari Hospital --
Miss Nightingale --
ch. X "Jew Johnny" --
I Start for Balaclava Note continued: Kindness of my old Friends --
On Board the Medora --
My Life on Shore --
The Sick Wharf --
ch. XI Alarms in the Harbour --
Getting the Stores on Shore --
Robbery by Night and Day --
The Predatory Tribes of Balaclava --
Activity of the Authorities --
We obtain leave to erect our Store, and fix upon Spring Hill as its Site --
The Turkish Pacha --
The Flood --
Our Carpenters --
I become an English Schoolmistress Abroad --
ch. XII The British Hotel --
Domestic Difficulties --
Our Enemies --
The Russian Rats --
Adventures in Search of a Cat --
Light-fingered Zouaves --
Crimean Thieves --
Powdering a Horse --
ch. XIII My Work in the Crimea --
ch. XIV My Customers at the British Hotel --
ch. XV My First Glimpse of War --
Advance of my Turkish Friends on Kamara --
Visitors to the Camp --
Miss Nightingale --
Mons. Soyer and the Cholera --
Summer in the Crimea --
"Thirsty Souls" --
Death busy in the Trenches --
ch. XVI Under Fire on the fatal 18th of June Note continued: Before the Redan --
At the Cemetery --
The Armistice --
Deaths at Head-quarters --
Depression in the Camp --
Plenty in the Crimea --
The Plague of Flies --
Under Fire at the Battle of the Tchernaya --
Work on the Field --
My Patients --
ch. XVII Inside Sebastopol --
The Last Bombardment of Sebastopol --
On Cathcart's Hill --
Rumours in the Camp --
The Attack on the Malakhoff --
The Old Work again --
A Sunday Excursion --
Inside "Our" City --
I am taken for a Spy, and thereat lose my Temper --
I Visit the Redan, etc. --
My Share of the Plunder --
ch. XVIII Holiday in the Camp --
A New Enemy, Time --
Amusements in the Crimea --
My share in them --
Dinner at Spring Hill --
At the Races --
Christmas Day in the British Hotel --
New Year's Day in the Hospital --
ch. XIX New Year in the Crimea --
Good News --
The Armistice --
Barter with the Russians --
War and Peace --
Tidings of Peace --
Excursions into the Interior of the Crimea Note continued: To Simpheropol, Baktchiserai, etc. --
The Troops begin to leave the Crimea --
Friends' Farewells --
The Cemeteries --
We remove from Spring Hill to Balaclava --
Alarming Sacrifice of our Stock --
A Last Glimpse of Sebastopol --
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