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THE FARMER BOY
=========WHO========
BECAME A BISHOP





The Autobiography of

The Right Reverend

ANSON ROGERS GRAVES,
S. T. D., LL. D
.





THE NEW WERNER COMPANY
AKRON. OHIO
1911







Copyright, 1911
Anson R. Graves





This book can be obtained at Bookstores at fifty cents per volume. If the book dealer does not have it and will not order same for you The New Werner Company of Akron, Ohio, will supply same on receipt of price.





DEDICATION.

I dedicate this book to all boys who
want to make something of themselves.






CONTENTS.

CHAPTER.   PAGE.
1.
Childhood
5
II.
Frontier Life
9
III.
Childish Aspirations
15
IV.
Farm Life
25
V.
Political Aspirations
33
VI.
School Days in Rutland
38
VII.
Freshman Year in College
49
VIII.
Sophomore Year
56
IX.
Later College Career
67
X.
Teaching and Business
76
XI.
Seminary Life
83
XII.
Europe
87
XIII.
Germany
94
XIV.
Work in the West
100
XV.
Work in New England
104
XVI.
Gethsemane Church, Minneapolis
108
XVII.
Early Episcopate
114
XVIII.
1891
121
XIX.
1892
125
XX
1893
126
XXI.
1894
130
XXII.
1895
136
XXIII.
1896
140
XXIV.
1897
144
XXV.
1898
147
XXVI.
1899
150
XXVII.
1900
154
XXVIII.
1901
158
XXIX.
1902
161
XXX.
1903
164
XXXI.
1904
168
XXXII.
1905
171
XXXIII.
1906
177
XXXIV.
1907
187
XXXV.
1908
191
XXXVI.
1909
195
XXXVII.
1910
200
[APPENDIX]
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