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Franklin Evans

Franklin Evans, Whitman's short temperance novel, was published in a special issue of The New World in 1842. For more information about the novel and its subsequent serialization as "Fortunes of a Country-Boy" in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, see Stephanie Blalock and Nicole Gray, "Introduction to Franklin Evans and 'Fortunes of a Country-Boy."

"Fortunes of a Country-Boy"

"Fortunes of a Country-Boy," a revised version of Franklin Evans, was serialized over twelve issues in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

For a view of "Fortunes of a Country-Boy" across all twelve issues, see the complete text below. Please note that we provide this text for the convenience of our readers only; no such text existed or was printed at a single time in the nineteenth century.

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