The Cattle-Baron's Daughter

Cover image for

Download


Author: Harold Bindloss
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 106,269 / 300 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,045
Added to site: 2008.11.02
mnybks.net#: 22518
Origin: gutenberg.org

Life in the western cattle country in the early '70's, when the "Homesteaders" were beginning to appropriate the government iands so long used as grazing country by the rich cattle raisers. The cattle baron's daughter had tried to be a singer, but after a few years in New York City abandoned the idea and went home to take her part in the great excitement. Neighbors took different sides, and her lifelong chum and companion and her father made her heart and head and her filiat duty very hard to view in dutiful and just perspective.

Show Excerpt

t as yet the constitution gave no man more than he could by his own hand obtain; but it seemed not unlikely that some, at least, of those dejected, unkempt men had struck for the rights of humanity that were denied them in the older lands with dynamite and rifle.

Then, as the first long train of grimy cars rolled out close packed with their frowsy human freight, a train of another kind came in, and two young women in light dresses swung themselves down from the platform of a car that was sumptuous with polished woods and gilding. Miss Torrance rose as she saw them, and touched her companion.

"Come along, Larry, and I'll show you two of the nicest girls you ever met," she said.

The man laughed. "They would have been nicer if they hadn't come quite so soon," he said.

He followed his companion and was duly presented to Miss Flora and Miss Caroline Schuyler. "Larry Grant of Fremont Ranch," said Miss Torrance. "Larry is a great friend of mine."

The Misses Schuyler were pretty. Ca

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
War and Peace
by Leo Tolstoy
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
Moby Dick
by Herman Melville
The King's Daughters
by Emily Sarah Holt
Dracula
by Bram Stoker

See more popular titles from this genre.