The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss

The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss

By

0
(0 Reviews)
The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss by John Claus Voss

Published:

1913

Pages:

523

Downloads:

1,092

Share This

The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss

By

0
(0 Reviews)
Follow the Tilikum (a 38 ft dugout canoe) as Captain Voss sails it around the world from 1901-1904.

Book Excerpt

ady past forty years of age, I had almost lost confidence in my father's prophecy when meeting Haffner.

This gentleman explained to me in detail where the treasure was buried, and showed me a chart of the island, with cross bearings marked on it to give the position.

All that Haffner said appeared to me so simple and straightforward that I certainly arrived at the conclusion that my fortune was made and that I should in reality become a millionaire, not only in cents or dollars, but in pounds sterling, and a double header at that.

What a grand feeling came over me, a poor man, firmly {5} believing that I would be soon the possessor of millions of money, the thought of which was with me day and night.

I dreamt, the first night after meeting Haffner, that we were both standing on Cocos Island near a large cave, out of which glittering gold and sparkling diamonds were shining invitingly.

But to cut a long story short, I really felt the happiest man in the wide world, and did no

Readers reviews

5
4
3
2
1
0.0
Average from 0 Reviews
0
Write Review
Be the first to review this book