Left on Labrador: The Cruise of the Schooner-Yacht Curlew (Classic Reprint)

 
9781451018165: Left on Labrador: The Cruise of the Schooner-Yacht Curlew (Classic Reprint)

INTRODUCTION. THOSE of our readers who may hd.ve read "Camping Out," the first volume of the "Camping-Out Series," will probably recall the circumstance of the graphite lode, and the manner in which it was left to Raed to dispose (Jf. As the season was too far advanced at the time of his negotiations with the unknown gentlemen to permit of a trip to Katahdin that fall, the whole· affair Wab postponed till the following spring. On the 27th of April, Raed set out for Bangor. At Portland, Me., he was joined by the gentlemen (their names we are not, at liberty to give); and at Bangor Kit met the party. Thence they went up to the mountain, where they had no difficulty in rediscovering the lode. That the examination was satisfactory will be seen from the first chapter iii of young Burleigh's narrative, which we sub} WIt is an account of their first yacht-cruise no-th. The schooner" Curlew," with the party, sailed from " Squanl " (Gloucester, north village) on the

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OONTENTS; OHAPTBB L leq1Iel to the " Graphite Lode" - The F1tejIn ThouBIUld Dollara, ~; how It waa invested - About the Yacht - The Schooner" Ourlew"; Oapt llazard - Guard - The Gloucester Boys - " Palmlest,; Barl' - Getting Ready for the Voyage - Ship-Stores - The Howltnr; -The Big lWle - A Good Round Bill at the Outset •; OIIAP'l'ERIL; , IJp Ancbor, and away - What the Old Folks thought of It - The; Narrator's Preface-" Squeamisb"-A North-eaater-FoggyThe; Schooner" OatfiBh" - Oatchlng Ood·Fish on the Grand Bank; - The Firat Ice - The Polar Ourrent - The Lengthening DayOape; Farewell-We bear away for Oape Besolution-Hud8on'; Svalts _ Its Ice and Tides • 17; CHAPTER m; Gape Resolution - The Entrance Into Hudson's Straits - The Sun In; the Nortb-eaat - The Resolution Oll1l'8 - Sweating among Icebergs; -ABbowe~ and a Fog-An Anxious Nlght-A St

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