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The Resource Old times on the upper Mississippi : recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863, George Byron Merrick

Old times on the upper Mississippi : recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863, George Byron Merrick

Label
Old times on the upper Mississippi : recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863
Title
Old times on the upper Mississippi
Title remainder
recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863
Statement of responsibility
George Byron Merrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
George Byron Merrick chronicles the entire panorama of steamboat life he experienced in the mid-1800s, where he started as a cabin boy and worked up to cub pilot on the mighty Mississippi. Originally published in 1909, Merricks narrative matches lively stories about gamblers, shipwrecks, and steamboat races with rich descriptions of river life and steamboat operations
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Cataloging source
COO
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Fesler-Lampert Minnesota heritage book series
Old times on the upper Mississippi : recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863, George Byron Merrick
Label
Old times on the upper Mississippi : recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863, George Byron Merrick
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttv7b2
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1909
  • Includes index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude; 1 Early Impressions; 2 Indians, Dugouts, and Wolves; 3 On the Levee at Prescott; 4 In the Engine-room; 5 The Engineer; 6 The "Mud" Clerk -- Comparative Honors; 7 Wooding Up; 8 The Mate; 9 The "Old Man"; 10 The Pilots and Their Work; 11 Knowing the River; 12 The Art of Steering; 13 An Initiation; 14 Early Pilots; 15 Incidents of River Life; 16 Mississippi Menus; 17 Bars and Barkeepers; 18 Gamblers and Gambling; 19 Steamboat Racing; 20 Music and Art; 21 Steamboat Bonanzas; 22 Wild-cat Money and Town-sites; 23 A Pioneer Steamboatman; 24 A Versatile Commander
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (323 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816693641
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map, portraits.
Specific material designation
remote

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