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Cabbages and Kings

Description: This work is O. Henry's first published volume and is considered to be his only novel. The plot is composed of several short stories, which were inspired by the author's six-month stay in Honduras in the late 1890s.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book

Holding up a Train

Description: Short story about holding up a train. A preface by O. Henry says "The man who told me these things was for several years an outlaw in the Southwest...I give the story in almost exactly his own words."
Date: April 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

The Elm Grove Dairy farm

Description: Pamphlet printed by the owner of the dairy when he was trying to sell it. Notes the improvements on the dairy, price per various acreage, buildings, and terms of sale.
Date: January 15, 1904
Creator: Ladell, A. H.
Item Type: Book