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Barnum's First Circus

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Page count: 9



Appeared in

Circus Parade: Stories of the Big Top

Story Summary

Young Phineas Barnum is instructed to take only hard cash from Widow Sweeney while he watches his father's store. But Phineas can't resist when she offers to exchange her three eyed calf. In no time young P. T. Barnum has his first circus organized displaying the promotional skill that will be the hallmark of his career.