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A Story of Niagara

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 340 Seiten
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Excerpt from A Story of Niagara: To Which Are Appended Reminiscences of a Custom House Officer Reminiscences Of A Custom House Officer; Custom House Regulations at the Niagara Suspension Bridge - Strangers crossing the Bridge unmindful of Custom House Laws - The Consequences - Amusing Incidents - A Senator - Duties on Indian Bead Work, etc. - Blaming General Scott - Inspecting a Strange Wagon by lamplight - Affecting Incidents - How Custom House Officers are sometimes deceived; Law against bringing Bottles of Liquor from Canada into the States - Women Smugglers - Wit of an Irish Washer-woman caught Smuggling - The Western Drover and his Tobacco, in Three Acts - The Angry Scene - Polite Kindness - Reconciliation; Appearances often Deceiving - The Beggar's Bundle - The "Intelligent Gentleman" - "A Reliable Source" - A Little Reflection - The Sulphur Springs - Suspension Bridge Tolls - A Midnight Office - The Devil and His Wife; The Preacher's Brandy - Strange Companions - Mr. O'Flinigan - Astonishing Figures - The Unfortunate Widow - Custom House Laws - Two Puzzling Questions - When are Household Goods and Tools of Trade free of duty; Excursion Parties crossing the Bridge - Amusing Incidents - More Information about Custom House matters - Qualities requisite for an Officer - How to please the Public and still inspect their Baggage - The Stove-pipe Hat - The man who said "by Mighty" - Emigrants crossing the Bridge - Other Incidents About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Titel: A Story of Niagara
Untertitel: To Which Are Appended Reminiscences of a Custom House Officer (Classic Reprint)
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EAN: 9781331019749
ISBN: 1331019745
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 340
Gewicht: 457g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T18mm
Jahr: 2015