Domestic Manners of the Americans, by Fanny Trollope

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Entrance of the Mississippi — Balize

Chapter 2

New Orleans — Society — Creoles and Quadroons Voyage up the Mississippi

Chapter 3

Company on board the Steam Boat — Scenery of the Mississippi — Crocodiles — Arrival at Memphis — Nashoba

Chapter 4

Departure from Memphis — Ohio River Louisville — Cincinnati

Chapter 5

Cincinnati — Forest Farm — Mr. Bullock

Chapter 6

Servants — Society — Evening Parties

Chapter 7

Market — Museum — Picture Gallery — Academy of Fine Arts Drawing School — Phrenological Society — Miss Wright’s Lecture.

Chapter 8

Absence of public and private Amusement — Churches and Chapels — Influence of the Clergy — A Revival

Chapter 9

Schools — Climate — Water Melons — Fourth of July — Storms — Pigs — Moving Houses — Mr. Flint — Literature

Chapter 10

Removal to the country — Walk in the forest — Equality

Chapter 11

Religion

Chapter 12

Peasantry, compared to that of England — Early marriages — Charity — Independence and equality — Cottage prayer-meeting

Chapter 13

Theatre — Fine Arts — Delicacy — Shaking Quakers — Big-Bone Lick — Visit of the President

Chapter 14

American Spring — Controversy between Messrs. Owen and Cambell — Public ball — Separation of the sexes — American freedom — Execution

Chapter 15

Camp-Meeting

Chapter 16

Danger of rural excursions — Sickness

Chapter 17

Departure from Cincinnati — Society on board the Steam-boat — Arrival at Wheeling — Bel Esprit

Chapter 18

Departure for the mountains in the Stage — Scenery of the Alleghany — Haggerstown

Chapter 19

Baltimore — Catholic Cathedral — St. Mary’s — College Sermons — Infant School

Chapter 20

Voyage to Washington — Capitol — City of Washington — Congress — Indians — Funeral of a Member of Congress

Chapter 21

Stonington — Great Falls of the Potomac

Chapter 22

Small Landed Proprietors — Slavery

Chapter 23

Fruits and Flowers of Maryland and Virginia — Copper-head Snake — Insects — Elections

Chapter 24

Journey to Philadelphia — Chesapeak and Delaware Canal — City of Philadelphia — Miss Wright’s Lecture

Chapter 25

Washington Square — American Beauty — Gallery of Fine Arts — Antiques — Theatres — Museum

Chapter 26

Quakers — Presbyterians — Itinerant Methodist Preacher — Market — Influence of females in society

Chapter 27

Return to Stonington — Thunderstorm — Emigrants — Illness — Alexandria

Chapter 28

American Cooking — Evening Parties — Dress — Sleighing — Money-getting Habits — Tax-Gatherer’s Notice — Indian Summer — Anecdote of the Duke of Saxe-Weimar

Chapter 29

Literature — Extracts — Fine Arts — Education

Chapter 30

Journey to New York — Delaware River — Stagecoach — City of New York — Collegiate Institute for Young Ladies — Theatres — Public Garden — Churches — Morris Canal — Fashions — Carriages

Chapter 31

Reception of Captain Basil Hall’s Book in the United States

Chapter 32

Journey to Niagara — Hudson — West Point — Hyde Park — Albany — Yankees — Trenton Falls — Rochester — Genesee Falls — Lockport

Chapter 33

Niagara — Arrival at Forsythes — First sight of the Falls — Goat Island — The Rapids — Buffalo — Lake Erie — Canandaigna — Stage-coach adventures

Chapter 34

Return to New York — Conclusion

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