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boy of Christopher Columbus on his first voyage of discovery. The Stevens family is large; the name may be found in every state and in almost every walk of life; but no doubt thousands of them have forgotten their genealogy.
The same care has been exercised in this as in other stories to keep separate fact from fiction; while the fiction is designed to aid in the arranging and comprehending of the fact. Sincerely thanking a generous reading public for its appreciation of the former volumes of this series, I present Braddock to their notice.
JOHN R. MUSICK.
KIRKSVILLE, Mo., January 1st, 1893.
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
General Braddock wounded near Fort Du Quesne
(see page 309), . . . . Frontispiece “Sail ho!" . The boys hurried on deck with the others, . . . Father Rale, . . . . . Pierre De Vere and his daughter on the way to see
I prevent them ?”
house, . . . . . . . . 114 Colonel Oglethorpe, . . . . . . . 123 “Do you contemplate a settlement in the south ?” . 125 “Don't ye go to givin' up in despair, for deliverance
is comin',” . . . . . . . 131 Death of La Salle, .
. . . . . 178 “It is Monsieur Dupre,” . “ What do you wish with me?" . . . . . 217 A lad of fifteen stood before the fire, .
233 He commenced a march, which for boldness and dar
ing has never had an equal, . . . . 253 “ Zounds! but dub me general, and I will tumble in
head first every day in the week,” . . 275 “Black Rifle,” . .
. . . . . 293 “If they are to fight, they are too few; if to be killed,
they are too many,” , , , , ,323