1. Creator/Author:
  2. Browne, Charles Farrar, (1)

Artemus Ward : his book /

Ward, Artemus, Browne, Charles Farrar,
Other Authors:
Browne, Charles Farrar, 1834-1867.
Item ID:
New York : Carleton, 1862.
Call Number:
PS1140 .A2 1862
Physical Description:
262, 6 p., [15] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Humorous stories, American -- 19th century.
American wit and humor -- 19th century.
"With many comic illustrations"--T.p.; Book, cloth.; 6 p. of the publisher's advertisements at end.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; One of Mr. Ward's business letters -- The Shakers -- High-handed outrage at Utica -- The Atlantic cable -- Among the spirits -- On the wing -- The octoroon -- Experience as an editor -- Oberlin -- The showman's courtship -- The crisis -- Wax figures vs. Shakespeare -- Among the free lovers -- Scandalous doings at Pittsburg -- A visit to Brigham Young -- The census -- An honest living -- The press -- Edwin Forrest as Othello -- The show business and popular lectures -- Woman's rights -- Would-be sea dogs -- On "Forts" -- Piccolomni -- Little Patti -- Moses the Sassy -- The Prince of Wales -- Ossawatomie Brown -- Joy in the house of Ward -- Cruise of the Polly Ann -- Interview with President Lincoln -- The show is confiscated -- Thrilling scenes in Dixie -- Fourth of July oration -- The war fever in Baldinsville -- Interview with Prince Napoleon --; Miscellaneous. Marion: a romance of the French school -- Letter from a gory member of the home guard -- East side theatricals -- Soliloquy of a low thief -- Surrender of Cornwallis -- The wife -- A juvenile composition -- A poem by the same.; Bookplate: Daniel Kaine.; Holograph: D. Kane.; Holograph on first leaf, in pencil: "Lincoln p. 176; High-handed outrage at Utica, p. 34; This is the chapter Lincoln read before discussing with them and reading the Emancipation Proclamation to his cabinet. See Diary of Salmon P. Chase, p. 87. American Historical Association report for 1902, vol. II."
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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