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1.

Emerson Rodman. The Wood Rangers. A Tale of the Revolution. Put on the market early in 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 2; Starr's American Novels, no. 1; Pocket Novels, no. 159; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 163.

2.

J. A. Nunes. The Patriot Scout; or, The Green-Mountain Boys. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 3; Starr's American Novels, no. 2; Pocket Novels, no. 158.

3.

Boynton Belknap. Peleg Smith. A Tale of Wild and Humorous Adventure in the Tropics. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 18; Starr's American Novels, no. 3; Pocket Novels, no. 216; Boy's Library (octavo editino), no. 217; Pocket Library, no. 492.

4.

Asa Beall. The Backwoodsmen; or, On the Trail. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 20; Starr's American Novels, no. 4; Pocket Novels, no. 214.

On the first page of text, the title reads "The Woodmen."

5.

Seelin Robins. The Phantom Chief; or, The Indian's Revenge. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 23; Starr's American Novels, no. 5; Pocket Novels, no. 19; New Dime Novels, no. 567.

6.

Edward S. Ellis. The Prairie Trail. A Tale of the East and the West. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 24; Starr's American Novels, no. 6; New Dime Novels, no. 352; Pocket Novels, no. 271; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 236.

7.

Edward S. Ellis. The Black Scout; or, The Enchanted Island. A Tale of the Mohave Country. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 34; Starr's American Novels, no. 7; Pocket Novels, no. 3; Half-Dime Library, no. 93; New Dime Novels, no. 553; Pocket Library, no. 85.

8.

Edward S. Ellis. Westward Bound. A Tale of the Present Day. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 39; Starr's American Novels, no. 8; New Dime Novels, no. 540.

9.

Edward S. Ellis. Chinga, the Cheyenne. A sequel to "Westward Bound." 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 40; Starr's American Novels, no. 9; Pocket Novels, no. 147.

10.

E. E. Ewing. Wallowish. A Legend of the Susquehanna. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 41; Starr's American Novels, no. 10; Pocket Novels, no. 217; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 185.

11.

Edward S. Ellis. The Young Pioneer; or, Life on the frontier. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 42; Starr's American Novels, no. 11; Pocket Novels, no. 36; † Boy's Library (quarto edition), no. 38New Dime Novels, no. 585; † Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 41.

12.

William Henry May. The Beautiful Unknown; or, The Haunted House. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 43; Starr's American Novels, no. 12; Pocket Novels, no. 161; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 250.

Above Chapter 1, the title is "Zach Smith." The author's name in the various printings is given as Osmund, May, (Anon.), or Applegate.

13.

H. R. Millbank. The Jungle Scout. A Romance of India. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 44; Starr's American Novels, no. 13; Pocket Novels, no. 155.

14.

Edward S. Ellis. The Steam Man of the Prairies. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 45; Starr's American Novels, no. 14; Pocket Novels, no. 40; Half-Dime Library, nos. 271, 1156; New Dime Novels, no. 591; Pocket Library, no. 245.

15.

Seelin Robins. The Red Foe; or, The Hut in the Forest. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 46; Starr's American Novels, no. 15; Pocket Novels, no. 160.

16.

Boynton Belknap. Lew Wetzel, the Scout; or, The Captives of the Wilderness. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 47; Starr's American Novels, no. 16; Pocket Novels, no. 39; New Dime Novels, no. 536.

The scout's name is spelled Wetzel on the cover and title, but Whetzel above Chapter 1.

17.

J. H. Randolph. Kit Carson, the Guide; or, Perils of the Frontier. 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 48; Starr's American Novels, no. 17; Pocket Novels, no. 37; New Dime Novels, no. 587; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 143.

18.

Captain Comstock. Kill-Bar, the Guide; or, The Long Trail. Early in February, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 18; Pocket Novels, no. 20; Half-Dime Library, no. 266; New Dime Novels, no. 568; Pocket Library, no. 233.

With this number began the regular publication of Starr's American Novels by Beadle under the firm name of Starr.

Cherokee Indians. Kill-Bar, alias Davy Crockett. Fighting and hunting in Georgia, about 1818.

19.

Lieut. J. H. Randolph. Buck Buckram; or, Bess, the Female Trapper. A Tale of the Far Southwest. March 9, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 19; Pocket Novels, no. 12; Half-Dime Library, nos. 85, 1138; New Dime Novels, no. 561; Pocket Library, no. 95.

Trapper and Indian tale. Locale: tributary of the Colorado River in New Mexico.

20.

Lewis W. Carson. Trapper Ben; or, The Mountain Demon. A Tale of the Black Hills. April 6, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 20; Pocket Novels, no. 17; Half-Dime Library, no. 278; New Dime Novels, no. 566; Pocket Library, no. 243.

This novelette was advertised as "Trapper Ben; or, The Hunter's Camp."

Rivalry between the free American trappers and the English Hudson's Bay Company in the Black Hills in 187-.

21.

Walter Morris McNeil. Canebrake Mose, the Swamp Guide. May 4, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 21; Pocket Novels, no. 162; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 171; Pocket Library, no. 467.

Civil War in South Carolina and on the Atlantic. American ship sunk by pirates.

22.

Edward W. Archer. Old Lute, the Indian Fighter; or, The Den in the Hills. June 1, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 22; Pocket Novels, no. 34; New Dime Novels, no. 582; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 169; Pocket Library, no. 463.

Pike's Peak region in 1859, during the gold excitement. Indians, miners, and vigilantes.

23.

Gustav Aimard. The Prairie Pirates; or, The Hunter's Revenge. June 29, 1869.

Found in: American Tales, nos. 46 (partim), 48 (partim); Starr's American Novels, nos. 23; 184 (partim), 186 (partim); Starr's New York Library (Later New York Library), nos. 19 (partim), 21 (partim); Dime Library, nos. 19 (partim), 21 (partim); Pocket Novels, no. 218.

Starr's American Novels, no. 23 and Pocket Novels, no. 218 contain a curious rewrite of American Tales, nos. 46 and 48, with practically all of the names of persons and most of the incidents greatly changed. The first five chapters are mostly changed from American Tales, no. 46, while Chapters 6 to 19 follow Chapters 21 to 36 of American Tales, no. 48.

24.

Captain Comstock. Red Claw, the One-Eyed Trapper; or, The Maid of the Cliff. July 27, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 24; Pocket Novels, no. 24; Half-Dime Library, no. 293; New Dime Novels, no. 572; Pocket Library, no. 266.

Indian days in the Ozarks, in Missouri.

25.

Lewis W. Carson. The Free Trappers; or, The White Spirit of the Hills. A Sequel to "Trapper Ben." August 24, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 25; Pocket Novels, no. 22; Half-Dime Library, no. 283; New Dime Novels, no. 570; Pocket Library, no. 254.

Hunters and trappers in the Black Hills and the Blackfbot country in 187-.

26.

Charles P. Isley [sic]. The Border Scout; or, foe Wier on the War-Path. September 21, 1869.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 11; Starr's American Novels, no. 26; Pocket Novels, no. 164; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 243.

27.

Edward W. Archer. The Bandit Hermit; or, The Captive of the Cave. October 19, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 27; Pocket Novels, no. 157; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 203.

A story of the Natchez trace, about 1805. Duck River, Tennessee.

28.

Lewis Jay Swift. Keen-Eye, the Ranger; or, The Hunter's Daughter. November 16, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 28; New Dime Novels, no. 350; Pocket Novels, no. 269.

Burgoyne's expedition south from Fort Ticonderoga.

29.

Lewis W. Carson. The Giant Trapper; or, The flower of the Blackfeet. Announced for December 10, 1869, but December 7 is probably correct.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 29; Pocket Novels, no. 8; Half-Dime Library, nos. 79, 1158; New Dime Novels, no. 558; Pocket Library, no. 63.

The cover title is "Old Sol, the Giant Trapper," the inside title is "The Giant Trapper."

Fort Benton on the upper Missouri; through Cadotte's Pass to Elk City, Oregon.

30.

Captain Comstock. Nick Gnarl, the Dwarf Guide; or, The Three Trails. December 28, 1869.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 30; Pocket Novels, no. 14; New Dime Novels, no. 563; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 138; Pocket Library, no. 430.

An Indian tale of southwestern Missouri in early days.

31.

Ned Buntline. Sib Cone, the Mountain Trapper. January 11, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 31; New Dime Novels, nos. 356, 588; Pocket Library, no. 364.

Emigrant train and trappers in the Western Plains region in 1841.

32.

Lewis W. Carson. The Specter Spy; or, The Wizard Canoe. January 25, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 32; New Dime Novels, no. 353; Pocket Novels, no. 272; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 168.

St. Lawrence river, near Montreal; Green Mountain Boys; a submarine boat in 177-.

33.

Lewis Jay Swift. Tom Hawk, the Trailer; or, The Forest Tragedy. A Story of Early Border Life. February 8, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 33; Pocket Novels, no. 51; New Dime Novels, no. 613; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 221; (Pocket Library, no. 494, announced but not issued).

Junction of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers in West Virginia. Attempted murder and false accusation.

34.

Billex Muller. The River Rifles; or, The Fate of the Flatboat. March 1, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 34; Pocket Novels, no. 56; Boy's Library (quarto edition), no. 101; New Dime Novels, no. 623; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 113.

On the banks of the Ohio, in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky in 178-. Joe Napyank and the Indians.

35.

Joseph L. Henderson. The Renegade Chief; or, The Trapper's Last Trail. March 22, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 35; Pocket Novels, no. 365; New Dime Novels, no. 605.

The author should have been given as Joseph F. Henderson.

A New York boy, Robert Graham, starts west for California with a friend. They join an emigrant train at Independence, Missouri. Robert wanders away from camp and is lost on the prairie, east of the Rockies. He is befriended by a trapper. A white leader of a band of Indians. A kidnapped girl. Heading for South Pass, Wyoming. The trapper proves to be Robert's uncle. Robert finally reaches California.

36.

Harry Hazard. Hank, the Guide; or, The Wrong Trail. April 5, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 36; Pocket Novels, no. 163; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 160.

An emigrant train of forty wagons en route to the far northwest. Absaroka and Blackfeet Indians.

37.

Lewis W. Carson. White Slayer, the Avenger; or, The Doomed Red-Skins. April 19, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 37; New Dime Novels, no. 343; Pocket Novels, no. 262.

Locale: somewhere in the west. Battles between Blackfeet and Dacotahs. The White Avenger is a man whose home was burned and whose wife and children were killed by Indians. A white girl captive is rescued.

38.

Seelin Robins. The Red Ranger; or, The Panther of the Plains. May 3, 1870.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 27; Starr's American Novels, no. 38; Pocket Novels, no. 6; Half-Dime Library, no. 254; New Dime Novels, no. 556.

39.

Harry Hazard. The Forest Outlaw; or, The Branded Brigand. May 17, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 39; Pocket Novels, no. 43; New Dime Novels, no. 597; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 180; Pocket Library, no. 469.

In the gold region of the Klamath Mountains, California.

40.

Paul Bibbs. Red Jacket, the Huron; or, The Belle of the Border. May 31, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 40; Pocket Novels, no. 154.

An Indian tale of the Scioto region of Ohio.

41.

Oll Coomes. Wild Raven, the Scout; or, The Missing Guide. June 14, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 41; Pocket Novels, no. 18; Half-Dime Library, no. 243; New Dime Novels, no. 541; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 152; Pocket Library, no. 448.

The South Platte River in Nebraska Territory in 1849.

42.

H. Milnor Klapp. Tom Pintle, the Pilot. A Tale of the Three Years' War. June 28, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 42; Pocket Novels, no. 94; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 232.

Appeared originally under the title "Rescue or No Rescue" in the Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper, IX, beginning January 9, 1851.

Delaware Bay. British blockade, shortly after the fight between the Constitution and the Guerriere.

43.

Joseph F. Henderson. The White Warrior; or, The Track of the Avenger. July 12, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 43; New Dime Novels, nos. 359, 594; Pocket Library, no. 373.

A story of the western prairies.

44.

Harry Hazard. Lone Star, the Tcxan Scout; or, The Jarocho's Sister. July 26, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 44; New Dime Novels, no. 333; Pocket Novels, no. 252; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 230.

War between Mexico and Texas, 1835.

45.

J. Edgar Iliff. Ham, the Hunter; or, The Outlaw's Crime. August 9, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 45; Pocket Novels, no. 57; New Dime Novels, no. 625.

On the south banks of the Ohio, in Kentucky, in pioneer days. A deadly feud between two brothers over a girl; one is assisted by the Indians, the other by the scout, Hunter Ham.

46.

Edwin E. Ewing. The Hunter Guide; or, The Black Wolf of the Border. August 23, 1870.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 9; Starr's American Novels, no. 46; Pocket Novels, no. 53; New Dime Novels, no. 617.

47.

Oll Coomes. Old Strategy, the Trapper Ventriloquist. September 6, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 47; New Dime Novels, no. 329; Pocket Novels, no. 248.

The Platte River country of Nebraska.

48.

Paul Bibbs. Scarlet Moccasin; or, The Forest Fort's Queen. September 20, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 48; Pocket Novels, no. 136.

Robert Lorraine, of New Salem, Minnesota, goes on a business trip to St. Paul, and when he returns finds his home in ashes and his wife murdered by Sioux. He vows revenge and, after he has killed all of the men taking part in the raid, returns to the East. New Orleans and a trip up the Mississippi are briefly mentioned.

49.

Emerson Rodman. Mad Anthony's Scouts; or, The Rangers of Kentucky. October 4, 1870.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 14; Starr's American Novels, no. 49; Pocket Novels, no. 61; Boy's Library (quarto edition), no. 105; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 116; Pocket Library, no. 420.

50.

Harry Hazard. The Miner Rangers; or, The Scarlet Shoulders. October 18, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 50; Pocket Novels, no. 77.

A tale of the Southwest.

51.

Paul J. Prescott. The Cannibal Chief; or, The Mountain Guide. November 1, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 51; Pocket Novels, no. 134; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 220; Pocket Library, no. 493 (announced but not issued).

A ship on fire on the west coast of South America in 185-; wrecked on Paumoto Island; Death Valley, California; San Francisco.

52.

Lewis W. Carson. The Skeleton Scout; or, The Border Block. November 15, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 52; Pocket Novels, no. 73; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 303.

An Indian tale of Tecumseh's time.

53.

Oll Coomes. Thornpath, the Trailer; or, The Perils of the Prairie. November 29, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 53; New Dime Novels, nos. 370, 616.

Indian tale of the Des Moines River country, Iowa, in 1820.

54.

Harry Hazard. The Black Rider; or, Love and Life on the Border. December 13, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 54; New Dime Novels, nos. 372, 620; Half-Dime Library, no. 319; Pocket Library, no. 292.

Horse thieves in Kansas when it was still a Territory.

55.

James L. Bowen. Green Jacket, the Gunmaker of the Border; or, The Hunted Maiden. December 27, 1870.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 55; Pocket Novels, no. 15; New Dime Novels, no. 564; Boy's Library (quarto edition), no. 75; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 111.

Indians and bad men at "Thompson's Pass," somewhere west of Ohio.

56.

Seelin Robins. The Valley Scout. A Stirring Indian Tale. January 10, 1871.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 38(?); Starr's American Novels, no. 56; Pocket Novels, no. 153.

Cherry Valley during the Indian excitement in 1777.

57.

Ralph Ringwood. The Black Dwarf; or, Tiger-tail, the Seminole. January 24, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 57; Pocket Novels, no. 80; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 284.

Trouble with the Seminole Indians in Florida in 183-.

58.

Oll Coomes. Silent Shot, the Slayer; or, The Secret Chamber of the Hunter's Lodge. February 7, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 58; New Dime Novels, no. 378.

Nebraska and Iowa border in good old pioneer days.

59.

Frederick Forest. Iron Hand, Chief of the Tory League. February 21, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 59; Pocket Novels, no. 68.

The cover title reads "Iron Hand, the Tory Chief." Struggles between Indians and whites along the Mohawk.

60.

Harry Hazard. The Man-Hunters; or, The Scourge of the Mines. March 7, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 60; Pocket Novels, no. 54; Half-Dime Library, no. 323; New Dime Novels, no. 619; Pocket Library, no. 327.

A Joaquin Murieta tale of 185-.

61.

Seelin Robins. The Three Trappers; or, The Apache Chief's Ruse. March 21, 1871.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 36(?); Starr's American Novels, no. 61; Pocket Novels, no. 84; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 212.

On the Gila River, Arizona.

62.

Harry Hazard. The Scalpless Hunter; or, The Young Ranger's Mission. A Tale of the Miami. April 4, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 62; Pocket Novels, no. 109; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 195; Pocket Library, no. 470.

Frontiersmen and Indians in the Miami Valley about the time of Braddock's defeat.

63.

Oll Coomes. Bald Head, the Hunter; or, Red Star, the Spirit of the Lake. April 18, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 63; New Dime Novels, nos. 354, 584; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 314.

Storm Lake, Iowa, in 1838. The author of this tale was killed in an automobile accident five miles north of this lake.

64.

William R. Eyster. The Haunted Hunter; or, Bill Blaze, the Luckless Trapper. May 2, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 64; Pocket Novels, no. 62; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 193; Pocket Library, no. 488.

Free trappers and Indians, somewhere in the far Northwest. Two lovers and a woman.

65.

Edwin Emerson. The Wood Witch; or, The Squatter's Secret. May 16, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 65; Pocket Novels, no. 75; Boy's Library (quarto edition), no. 79; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 105.

An Indian tale, west of the Mississippi, in Missouri (?), of a gang of robbers, a crazy girl, and a man who had fled from home in New York when accused of a murder of which he was innocent.

66.

J. M. Merrill. Cloudwood; or, The Daughter of the Wilderness. May 30, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 66; Pocket Novels, no. 58; New Dime Novels, no. 631; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 246.

Wilton, Michigan, in 184-. Horse thieves, etc.

67.

Oll Coomes. Ralnbolt, the Ranger; or, The Aerial Demon of the Mountains. June 13, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 67; Pocket Novels, no. 35; Half-Dime Library, nos. 300, 1160; New Dime Novels, no. 583; Pocket Novels, no. 271.

Omaha to Julesburg and Cheyenne, then Black Hills. A story of Indians and kidnappers.

68.

Harry Hazard. The Indian Scout; or, Crazy Slack, the Whisky-Trader. June 27, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 68; Pocket Novels, no. 88; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 253.

Indian tale of pre-Revolutionary days in Michigan.

69.

Edwin Emerson. The Phantom Hunter; or, Love after Death. July 11, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 69; Pocket Novels, no. 93; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 214; Pocket Library, no. 479.

A fortified blockhouse in Kentucky. Simon Girty takes part.

70.

Seelin Robins. Tahle, the Trailer; or, The Block-House. July 25, 1871.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 31; Starr's American Novels, no. 70; New Dime Novels, no. 338; Pocket Novels, no. 257.

71.

Harry Hazard. The Mad Miner; or, The Trapper's Secret. August 8, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 71; New Dime Novels, no. 349; Pocket Novels, no. 268; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 262.

Miners and trappers in the Sweetwater River country, Wyoming, in 186-. A party of gold seekers in the Indian country.

72.

Charles Howard. Weptonomah, the Hunted Wolf of the Wyandots; or, The Renegade's Prisoner. A Tale of the Lake Trail. August 22, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 72; Pocket Novels, no. 150; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 205.

From Canada, crossing the river where Detroit now stands, to the northern part of Michigan. Chippewa and Wyandotte Indians.

73.

Edwin Emerson. The Secret Slayer; or, Dingle, the Outlaw. September 5, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 73; New Dime Novels, nos. 366, 608; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 318.

A tale of Indians in the Cumberland River country, Tennessee.

74.

Edward S. Ellis. The Phantom Trail; or, The Prairie Rangers. September 19, 1871.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 5; Starr's American Novels, no. 74; New Dime Novels, no. 347; Pocket Novels, no. 266.

75.

Edward S. Ellis. The Red Guide; or, The Rescue. A Sequel to "The Phantom Trail." October 3, 1871.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 6; Starr's American Novels, no. 75; New Dime Novels, no. 348; Pocket Novels, no. 267.

76.

Oll Coomes. Rollo, the Boy Ranger; or, The Heiress of the Golden Horn. October 17, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 76; Pocket Novels, no. 11; Half-Dime Library, nos. 83, 1113; New Dime Novels, no. 560; Pocket Library, no. 67.

An Indian tale; along the Little Sioux River, Iowa, in pioneer days.

77.

Edwin Emerson. Dusky Darrell, Trapper; or, The Angel of the Wilderness. October 21, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 77; New Dime Novels, nos. 367, 610; Half-Dime Library, no. 227; Pocket Novels, no. 172.

A fop from Boston in Indian country; Yellowstone region and Oregon.

78.

Paul Bibbs. Lynx-Cap; or, The Sioux Trail. November 14, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 78; Pocket Novels, no. 42; New Dime Novels, no. 595; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 153.

Early days in Minnesota when St. Paul was a village.

79.

P. Hamilton Myers. The Red Spy. A Tale of the Mohawk in 1777. November 28, 1871.

† On pages 73 to 85 is a reprint of Cooper's 'O-I-Chee' under the title 'The Red Dwarf '.

Found in: Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels (title varies. See Abbreviations under IAN), no. 7; Starr's American Novels, no. 79; Pocket Novels, no. 220.

80.

Harry Hazard. The Heart-Eater; or, The Prophet of the Hollow Hill. December 12, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 80; Pocket Novels, no. 38; New Dime Novels, no. 589; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 179.

A palisaded post; James Girty, the renegade; Shawnee Indians. Late eighteenth century in Kentucky.

81.

James L. Bowen. Blue Belt, the Guide; or, The Red Compact. December 26, 1871.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 81; New Dime Novels, no. 351; Pocket Novels, no. 270; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 213; Pocket Library, no. 484.

Somewhere in the West. An Indian "blood-brother." Danger in a tavern.

82.

Paul Bibbs. Montbars, the Scourge; or, The Fair Rivals. January 9, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 82; New Dime Novels, nos. 368, 612; Pocket Library, no. 367.

Port au Prince, St. Catherine, in 1853.

83.

Max Martine. The Tangled Trail; or, Signals of Danger. January 23, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 83; Pocket Novels, no. 148.

The Dakota frontier.

84.

Paul J. Prescott. Wild Nat, the Trapper and Indian-Fighter. February 6, 1872.

Found in: Saturday Journal/Star Journal (various title changes), no. 1; Starr's American Novels, no. 84; Pocket Novels, nos. 41, 462; New Dime Novels, no. 593; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 148.

85.

Oll Coomes. The Boy Spy; or, The Young Avenger. February 20, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 85; New Dime Novels, no. 337; Pocket Novels, no. 256; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 156; Pocket Library, no. 457.

Indian fighting in early days in the Des Moines River country, Iowa.

86.

Ned Hunter. The Scalp King; or, The Squaw Wife of the White Avenger. March 5, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 86; Pocket Novels, no. 33; Half-Dime Library, no. 288; New Dime Novels, no. 581.

Indian warfare and vengeance in a prairie state when it was on the frontier.

87.

Charles Howard. The Wolf-Queen; or, The Giant Hermit of the Scioto. March 19, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 87; Pocket Novels, no. 50; Boy's Library (quarto edition), no. 82; New Dime Novels, no. 611; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 108.

Girty brothers and Tecumseh, on the Scioto River, Ohio, in 1804.

88.

Oll Coomes. The Boy Chief; or, The Doomed Twenty. A Sequel to "The Boy Spy." April 2, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 88; New Dime Novels, no. 339; Pocket Novels, no. 258; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 164; Pocket Library, no. 464.

Locale: near Fort Des Moines, Iowa. An Indian tale.

89.

Paul Bibbs. The Squaw Guide; or, The Red River Rifles. A Tale of the North Frontier. April 16, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 89; New Dime Novels, no. 598.

Title page and cover incorrectly given as "The Squaw Spy; or, The Rangers of the Lava Beds." See also under New Dime Novels, no. 598.

Indians and trappers along the Red River of the North, Minnesota, in 18.

90.

Charles Howard. The Skull Hunter; or, The Mingo's Captive. April 30, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 90; Pocket Novels, no. 52; New Dime Novels, no. 615.

91.

Ned Hunter. The Red Wizard; or, The Cave Captive. May 14, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 91; Pocket Novels, no. 95.

All of a party of emigrants except a scout, a doctor, and a girl who are captured, are massacred by Indians. The prisoners escape by the aid of a young squaw, who eventually is married to the scout. Locale: on the western plains, near the foothills.

92.

Harry Hazard. Delaware Tom; or, The Traitor Guide. May 28, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 92; Pocket Novels, no. 71; Half-Dime Library, no. 329; Pocket Library, no. 305.

Story of an emigrant train on the Salt Lake trail in 1854.

93.

Charles Howard. The Girl Avenger; or, The Beautiful Terror of the Maumee. A Romance of 1794. June 11, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 93; Pocket Novels, no. 89; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 231.

Banks of the Maumee, Henry county, Ohio, near where the present town of Napoleon now stands. Joe and Simon Girty are characters in the story.

94.

Edwin Emerson. The Wild Horseman; or, The Prairie Tournament. A Sequel to "Dusky Darrell." June 25, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 94; New Dime Novels, no. 387; Pocket Library, no. 325.

A tale of the old Overland trail.

95.

Arthur L. Meserve. Death-Dealer, the Shawnee Scourge; or, The Wizard of the Cliffs. A Story of Border Life. July 9, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 95; Pocket Novels, no. 81; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 240.

Redskins on the rampage on the Scioto, Ohio, at the close of eighteenth century. Captured by Indians.

96.

Maro O. Rolfe. The Phantom Rider; or, The Giant Chief's Fate. A Tale of the Old Dahcotah Country. July 23, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 96; Pocket Novels, no. 70; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 182; Pocket Library, no. 486.

Dakota when it was Indian country.

97.

Prentiss Ingraham. The Masked Spy; or, The Wild Rider of the Hills. A Romance of the Ramapo. August 6, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 97; New Dime Novels, nos. 364, 606.

A Gila River Indian tale.

98.

Harry Hazard. The Mad Trail-Hunter; or, The Giant Scourge of the Kickapoos. August 20, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 98; Pocket Novels, no. 120; Boy's Library (octavo edition), no. 141; Pocket Library, no. 452.

Story of an emigrant train on the plains in 1854.

99.

Charles Howard. Merciless Matt; or, Red Thunderbolt's Secret. A Tale of the Giant Half-Breed's Haunt. September 3, 1872.

Found in: Starr's American Novels, no. 99; Pocket Novels, no. 60; Half-Dime Library, no. 345; New Dime Novels, no. 629.

Fort Mimmo massacre during the Creek War in Alabama in 1813.

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