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Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi

by George H. Devol

A Cabin Boy In 1839; Could Steal Cards And Cheat The Boys At Eleven;Stock A Deck At Fourteen; Bested Soldiers On The Rio Grande DuringThe Mexican War; Won Hundreds Of Thousands From Paymasters, CottonBuyers, Defaulters, And Thieves; Fought More Rough-And-Tumble FightsThan Any Man In America, And Was The Most Daring Gambler In TheWorld.


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