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TOM SWIFT AND HIS UNDERSEA SEARCH
or
The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic
by
VICTOR APPLETON
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I UNTOLD MILLIONS
II A STRANGE OFFER
III THINKING IT OVER
IV AGAINST HIS WILL
V BUSY DAYS
VI MARY'S ODD STORY
VII THE TRIAL TRIP
VIII THE MUD BANK
IX READY TO START
X STARTLING REVELATIONS
XI BARTON KEITH'S STORY
XII IN DEEP WATERS
XIII THE SEA MONSTER
XIV IN STRANGE PERIL
XV TOM TO THE RESCUE
XVI GASPING FOR AIR
XVII WHERE IS IT?
XVIII A SEPARATION
XIX THE SERPENT WEED
XX THE DEVIL FISH
XXI A WAR REMINDER
XXII STUDYING CURRENTS
XXIII AN UNDERSEA COLLISION
XXIV THE TREASURE SHIP
XXV THE STEEL BOX
TOM SWIFT AND HIS UNDERSEA SEARCH
CHAPTER I
UNTOLD MILLIONS
"Tom, this is certainly wonderful reading! Over a hundred million
dollars' worth of silver at the bottom of the ocean! More than two
hundred million dollars in gold! To say nothing of fifty millions in
copper, ten millions in--"
"Say, hold on there, Ned! Hold on! Where do you get that stuff; as the
boys say? Has something gone wrong with one of the adding machines, or
is it just on account of the heat? What's the big idea, anyhow? How
many millions did you say?" and Tom Swift, the talented young inventor,
looked at Ned Newton, his financial manager, with a quizzical smile.
"It's all right, Tom! It's all right!" declared Ned, and it needed but
a glance to show that he was more serious than was his companion. "I'm


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