A Princess of Mars

A Princess of Mars

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A Princess of Mars

A Princess of Mars

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To the Reader of this Work:

In submitting Captain Carter's strange manu
script to you in book form, I believe that a few
words relative to this remarkable personality will
be of interest.

My first recollection of Captain Carter is of
the few months he spent at my father's home in
Virginia, just prior to the opening of the civil
war. I was then a child of but five years, yet I
well remember the tall, dark, smooth-faced,
athletic man whom I called Uncle Jack.

He seemed always to be laughing; and he en
tered into the sports of the children with the same
hearty good fellowship he displayed toward those
pastimes in which the men and women of his own
age indulged; or he would sit for an hour at a time
entertaining my old grandmother with stories of
his strange, wild life in all parts of the world. We
all loved him, and our slaves fairly worshipped
the ground he trod.

He was a splendid specimen of manhood, stand-

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