American Notes for General Circulation is a travelogue by Charles Dickens detailing his trip to North America from January to June 1842. The work was published on 19 October 1842.
- Going Away.
- The Passage Out.
- An American Railroad. Lowell and its Factory System.
- Worcester. The Connecticut River. Hartford. New Haven. To New York.
- New York.
- Philadelphia, and its Solitary Prison Going Away.
- Washington. The Legislature. And the President’s House.
- A Night Steamer on the Potomac River. Virginia Road, and a Black Driver. Richmond. Baltimore. The Harrisburg Mail, and a Glimpse of the City. A Canal Boat.
- Some further Account of the Canal Boat, its Domestic Economy, and its Passengers. Journey to Pittsburg across the Alleghany Mountains. Pittsburg Going Away.
- From Pittsburg to Cincinnati in a Western Steamboat. Cincinnati.
- From Cincinnati to Louisville in another Western Steamboat; and from Louisville to St. Louis in another. St. Louis Going Away.
- A Jaunt to the Looking-glass Prairie and back.
- Return to Cincinnati. A Stage-coach Ride from that City to Columbus, and thence to Sandusky. So, by Lake Erie, to the Falls of Niagara.
- In Canada; Toronto; Kingston; Montreal; Quebec; St. John’s. In the United States again; Lebanon; The Shaker Village; West Point Going Away.
- The Passage Home Going Away.
- Concluding Remarks.