NOVELS SHORT STORIES POETRY CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Mary Barton
by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
1848
   PREFACE.
I.   A MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE.
II.   A MANCHESTER TEA-PARTY.
III.   JOHN BARTON'S GREAT TROUBLE.
IV.   OLD ALICE'S HISTORY.
V.   THE MILL ON FIRE—JEM WILSON TO THE RESCUE.
VI.   POVERTY AND DEATH.
VII.   JEM WILSON'S REPULSE.
VIII.   MARGARET'S DEBUT AS A PUBLIC SINGER.
IX.   BARTON'S LONDON EXPERIENCES.
X.   RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL.
XI.   MR. CARSON'S INTENTIONS REVEALED.
XII.   OLD ALICE'S BAIRN.
XIII.   A TRAVELLER'S TALES.
XIV.   JEM'S INTERVIEW WITH POOR ESTHER.
XV.   A VIOLENT MEETING BETWEEN THE RIVALS.
XVI.   MEETING BETWEEN MASTERS AND WORKMEN.
XVII.   BARTON'S NIGHT-ERRAND.
XVIII.   MURDER.
XIX.   JEM WILSON ARRESTED ON SUSPICION.
XX.   MARY'S DREAM—AND THE AWAKENING.
XXI.   ESTHER'S MOTIVE IN SEEKING MARY.
XXII.   MARY'S EFFORTS TO PROVE AN ALIBI.
XXIII.   THE SUB-PŒNA.
XXIV.   WITH THE DYING.
XXV.   MRS. WILSON'S DETERMINATION.
XXVI.   THE JOURNEY TO LIVERPOOL.
XXVII.   IN THE LIVERPOOL DOCKS.
XXVIII.   "JOHN CROPPER, AHOY!"
XXIX.   A TRUE BILL AGAINST JEM.
XXX.   JOB LEGH'S DECEPTION.
XXXI.   HOW MARY PASSED THE NIGHT.
XXXII.   THE TRIAL AND VERDICT—"NOT GUILTY."
XXXIII.   REQUIESCAT IN PACE.
XXXIV.   THE RETURN HOME.
XXXV.   "FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES."
XXXVI.   JEM'S INTERVIEW WITH MR. DUNCOMBE.
XXXVII.   DETAILS CONNECTED WITH THE MURDER.
XXXVIII.   CONCLUSION.