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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF CIRCUS FOUNDER Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ----

ByJOEL BENTON

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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ---- COMPRISING HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, ... By JOEL BENTON. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. IN THE BEGINNING. Family and Birth--School Life--His First Visit to New York City--A Landed Proprietor--The Ethics of Trade--Farm Work and Keeping Store--Meeting-house and Sunday-school--"The One Thing Needful." CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AT BETHEL. Death of his Grandmother and Father--Left Penniless and Bare-footed--Work in a Store--His First Love--Trying to buy Russia--Uncle Bibbin's Duel CHAPTER III. BUSINESS LIFE Removal to Brooklyn--Smallpox--Goes Home to Recover His Health--Renewed Acquaintance with the Pretty Tailoress--First Independent Business Venture--Residence in New York--Return to Bethel--Anecdotes

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Publication Date
Mar 25, 2007
Language
English
Category
Biographies & Memoirs
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): JOEL BENTON

Specifications

Pages
390
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Letter (8.5 x 11 in / 216 x 279 mm)

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