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William F. Cody. Wild Bill, the Dead Center Shot; or, Rio Grande Ralph, the Cowboy Chief. A Story of Elmo's Bandit Band. February 21, 1894.

This novelette is marked: "Written for the Dime Library by a special contract with the author, Buffalo Bill."

New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado. Brother against brother. James B. Hickok figures largely in the story.


Prentiss Ingraham. The Water Wolves' Detective; or, Trapping the Grave Ghouls. A Romance of the Pointing Finger. February 28, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 244; Dime Library, no. 801.

The running head is "The Pointing Finger," and the novel appeared originally under that title, with the author under his pen name of Noel Dunbar.


Philip S. Warne. Dan Dirk, King of No Man's Land; or, Lightning George's Last Card. The Frisco Detective's Block Game. March 7, 1894.

California. A Lightning George tale, with bad men, a fair maiden, and road agents as accessories.


Howard Holmes. The Bogus Broker's Right Bower; or, Ralph Rolent's (Felon 26) Tigress-Shadower. March 14, 1894.

A bogus brother as heir in New York City.


A. K. Sims. The King-Pin of the Leadville Lions; or, Hepburn, the Dude Detective from London. March 21, 1894.

Leadville, Colorado, in its early days.


Prentiss Ingraham. The Last of the Pirates; or, Doom Driven. A Romance of the End of Ocean Outlawry. Founded upon the Career of Corti, the Corsair, a Famous Slayer-Pirate, whose Piracy Extended to as Late a Date as 1836. March 28, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 252; Dime Library, no. 805.


Harold Payne. The Grand Street Gold-Dust Sharpers; or, Shadowing Sheeny Sam's Silent Seven. April 4, 1894.

New York City. "Green goods." A Thad Burr story.


General [!] William F. Cody. Wild Bill, the Wild West Duelist; or, The Girl Mascot of Moonlight Mine. A Romance of the Outlaw Owls of the Rockies. April 11, 1894.

This story follows Dime Library, no. 800.

Colonel Cody has been promoted to General in the by-line!

Colorado and New Mexico.


William H. Manning. The Crook Detective's Pull; or, The Round-about-Town Female Reporter. April 18, 1894.

New York City.


Joseph E. Badger. Dan Dunn, the Soft-Hand Sport; or, The Gambler Broker's Short-Stop. April 25, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 270; Dime Library, no. 809.


William G. Patten. Fire-Eye, the Thugs' Terror; or, Cockney Bob's Big Bluff. May 2, 1894. New York City.

A millionaire married to "London Bess" —a Hindoo thug—Inspector Byrnes' special.


Harry Dennies Perry. The Man in Red; or The Island Rovers. A Story of the Tribunal's Test-Oath. May 9, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 264; Dime Library, no. 811.

The running head is "Zulita, the Queen of the Island Rovers," which is also the title under which the novel originally appeared in the Banner Weekly, where the author was given under his true name, Prentiss Ingraham. In Dime Library, no. 810, the author of the novel was announced as "Dangerfield Burr," another one of Colonel Ingraham's pseudonyms.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Death-Knell; or, The Red Hand Riders of the Rockies. May 16, 1894.

A story of a stagecoach that disappeared with driver, horses, passengers, and baggage. Ft. Advance on the Texas border.


Harold Payne. The Sham Spotter's Shrewd Scheme; or Detective Burr's Diamond Drop. The Story of the Mortimer Millions. May 23, 1894.

Thad Burr against the Australian sharps in New York City.


Albert W. Aiken. The New Yorker among Texas Sports; or, Detective Nick Tomlinson's Still Hunt. May 30, 1894.

Red River country of Texas and Arkansas.


Joseph E. Badger. The Soft Hand's Clutch; or, The Night-Hawk Chief's Right Hand Man. June 6, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 302; Dime Library, no. 815.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Red Trail; or, The Road-Rider Renegade's Run-Down. June 13, 1894.

Northwest Texas, same locale as Dime Library, no. 812. Outlaws, Indians, a kidnapped girl, and Buffalo Bill.


Howard Holmes. Plush Velvet, the Prince of Spotters; or, Bouncing Bowery Lawyer Sharks. June 20, 1894.

New York murder mystery. Blurb in preceding number gives the title as "Katch & Pinch, Bowery Lawyer Sharks."


William R. Eyster. Gentleman Dave, the Dead Game Sport; or, The Card Queen of Silver Seam. June 27, 1894.

Another Uncle Bedrock story. Town of "Silverado."


Prentiss Ingraham. The Rival Monte Cristos; or, The Frenchman's Play for High Stages. July 4, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 276; Dime Library, no. 819.


William F. Cody. White Beaver's Still Hunt; or, The Miner Marauder's Death-Track. The Magic Medicine Man's Mission. July 11, 1894.

A story about Dr. Frank Powell. Locale: a mining camp in "Bed Rock City," in the Black Hills.


Harold Payne. The Tramp Shadower's Backer; or, Unraveling the Umbrella Clue. July 18, 1894.

Probing the Newtown, Long Island, mystery. Another Thad Burr story.


Prentiss Ingraham. Montebello, the Gold King; or, Buffalo Bill's Best Bower. July 25, 1894.

Port Rattle and "Overland City" on the plains. Sherman Canfield, Buffalo Bill's private secretary in after years, appears here as a boy.


William H. Manning. The Athlete Sport about Town; or, The Escaped Sing Sing Convict's Champion. August 1, 1894.

New York City detective story.


Joseph E. Badger. The Soft-Hand Detective; or, Dan Dunn's Right Hand Man. August 8, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 318; Dime Library, no. 824.


Albert W. Aiken. Fresh, the Race-Track, Sport; or, Kentucky Sharpers Brought to Bay. August 15, 1894.

Kentucky. Jackson Blake appears again.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Sharp-Shooters; or, The Surgeon Scout to the Rescue. A Romance of the Fighting Braves and Buckskins. August 22, 1894.

Colorado and New Mexico in days of Indian warfare.


Jackson Knox. Detective Walden's Web; or, Max Marling, Head-Center of the Silver Gang. August 29, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 368; Dime Library, no. 827.


William R. Eyster. Kirk King, the Man from Kirby; or, Short-Card Charlie at Boot Jack. September 5, 1894.

"Boot Jack City," Colorado (?). Gamblers, miners, bad men, etc.


Harold Payne. The Frisco Sharper's Cool Hand; or, Routing the Rookery Crooks. The Mystery of the Crewless Craft of Burling Slip. September 12, 1894.

Greenwich Village, New York. A Thad Burr story.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Boys in Blue; or, The Brimstone Band's Blot-Out. September 19, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 371; Dime Library, no. 830.


Howard Holmes. Shadowing the London Detective; or, Harvey Hawk's Short-Stop. September 26, 1894.

A dealer in poisons and a murdered millionaire in New York City. Orson Owlet, detective.


A. K. Sims. Gid Gale's Block Game; or, Old Silvertip's Tie-Up at Tangled Pine. October 3, 1894.

A story of a Colorado mining camp.


William H. Manning. The Sport Detective's Grip; or, Bouncing the Race-Course Betters. A Story of Sheepshead Bay Bookmakers. October 10, 1894.

New York City. Horse racing and a murder. A versatile woman criminal. Several characters are inclined to sneer.


Prentiss Ingraham. The Wild Steer Riders; or, Texas Jack's Terrors. October 17, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 347; Dime Library, no. 834.


Albert W. Aiken. The King-Pin Detective; or, The Red Water City Clean-Out. October 24, 1894.

Near Tucson, Arizona. A keno-hall singer, outlaws, a Pinkerton man, etc.


Harold Payne. The Policy Broker's Blind; or, Detective Burr's Police Puzzle. October 31, 1894.

Burr pitted against New York City scoundrels.


Joseph E. Badger. Curly Kid, the Cheyenne Sport; or, The Cool Captain in Crystal City. November 7, 1894.

Wyoming (?). Stage holdup between Hoodoo Gulch and Crystal City.


Jackson Knox. Old Grip's Still Hunt; or, The Bank Robbers Round-Up. November 14, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 345; Dime Library, no. 838.


William F. Cody. The Ranch King Dead-Shot; or, Texas Jack's Proxy. A Story of Buckskin Sam's Robber-Rangers Run-in. November 21, 1894.

Ft. Blanco, Texas, and across the line in Mexico. Texas Jack, Buckskin Sam, Dr. Powell, Indians, Mexicans, outlaws, soldiers, etc.


Howard Holmes. Major Bullion, Boss of the Tigers; or, Jupiter June's Last Inning. A Curious Case of Solon Shook, the Clue-Finder. November 28, 1894.

The New York City detective. Shook, shadows the "League of Three Thugs."


William H. Manning. Graydon's Double Deal; or, Trapping River Thieves. December 5, 1894.

East River, New York City, and Sing Sing. An involuntary impersonation and the consequent complications.


Albert W. Aiken. Teton Tom, the Half-Blood; or, Black Bill at Barefoot Bar. December 12, 1894.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 353; Dime Library, no. 842.


A. K. Sims. The Crescent City Sport; or, Gabe Ganderfoot's Mississippi Man-Hunt. December 19, 1894.

Mississippi River and New Orleans. A steamboat explosion, a detective from the Hoosier state, plantation life, gambling, etc.


Harold Payne. Tracked to Chicago; or, Thad Burr's Great Trunk Mystery. December 26, 1894.

Madison Street, Chicago. The "United States Hotel" mystery. A dead body in a trunk.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Red-Skin Ruse; or, Texas Jack's Death-Shot. A Romance of the Overland Desperado Giant. January 2, 1895.

Brought $2 at the O'Brien sale.

Fort Vale, Utah, about 1870. Buckskin Joe, a renegade Hercules, friend of the Indians and an enemy of the soldiers. Buffalo Bill and Texas Jack take part in the story.


Burke Brentford. The Sea Sweeper; or, The Doom of the Red-Death. January 9, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 362; Dime Library, no. 846.


Howard Holmes. Hiram Hawk, the Harlem Detective; or, The Man with the Missing Finger. A Story of Captain Velvet, Chief of the Three. January 16, 1895.

New York City defective story.


Joseph E. Badger. The Rival Red-Hat Sports; or, The Shady Gambler's High Haul. A Story of the Miners of Dead Man's Gulch. January 23, 1895.

"Red Rock Bar," a Montana mining town. Two rival gangs.


William H. Manning. The Genteel Sharper's Combine; or, The Longshore Skullkers of South Street. January 30, 1895.

New York City. Diamonds worth half a million were stolen under mysterious circumstances.


Noel Dunbar. The Planter Detective; or, Rafael Rickerly's Ruse. February 6, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 337; Dime Library, no. 850.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Double Dilemma; or, The Great Scout's Big Three. A Romance of the Pony Riders of the Overland. February 13, 1895.

Companion story to Dime Library, no. 857.

On the Overland trail in Utah with Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill, and Robert Haslam.


William R. Eyster. The Stranger Sport's Shake-Up; or, Red-Hot Rube's Racket at Red Bend. February 20, 1895.

A combination Wild West and detective story, with stage holdup, bad men, and much shooting.


Harold Payne. The Quaker City Crook; or, Thad Burr's Fight for a Million. A Story of Philadelphia and New York. February 27, 1895.


Prentiss Ingraham. The Ocean Gipsy; or, Cruiser Kosta's Hunt-Down. March 6, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 229; Dime Library, no. 854.


Joseph E. Badger. The Cowboy Chiefs Sure-Shot; or, Hard Knox, the Rogue-Rancher. A Romance of the Wyoming Range Rustlers. March 13, 1895.

Wyoming cattle country. The "Prairie Kid" and faithful Old Pap Ryan. "Hard Knox" is almost hanged but finally departs by a bullet.


George C. Jenks. The Hayseed Detective; or, Slippery Jim's Diamond Deal. March 20, 1895.

Three crooks and a bag of diamonds in New York City.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Royal Flush; or, The Pony Rider's Death-Run. A Romance of the Mysterious Unknown of the Overland. March 27, 1895.

A companion story to Dime Library, no. 851.

On the Overland trail in Utah. A story of the early career of Buffalo Bill. Pony Bob and Wild Bill figure in the tale.



Noel Dunbar. Number One, the Dead-Set Detective; or, The High Roller's Dual Game. A Story of the Invisible League. April 3, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 324; Dime Library, no. 858.


Howard Holmes. Clew-Hawk Keene's Right Bower; or, The Crook Hypnotist's Dupe-Play. April 10, 1895.

New York City detective story.


A. K. Sims. The Spangled Sport Shadower; or, Lariat Bill's Swing at Santa Fe. A Story of Roping-in the Road-Agents. April 17, 1895.

New Mexico mining story.


Harold Payne. The Tenderloin Big Four; or, Colonel Bob's Trump Backer. April 24, 1895. New York City.

Thad Burr again goes detecting.


Joseph E. Badger. Riata Rob, the Range Champion; or, Detective Klam's Knock-Out. A Story of the Racket at Run-Over Ranch. May 1, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 365; Dime Library, no. 862.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Death-Charm; or, The Man with a Scar. May 8, 1895.

Ft. Taos, New Mexico. On the range with Buffalo Bill, soldiers, Indians, Mexicans, outlaws, and "El Cobras."


William H. Manning. The Police Special's Dilemma; or, Gus Wayland's Best Bower. May 15, 1895.

New York City.


Albert W. Aiken. The Female Barber Detective; or, Joe Phenix in Silver City. May 22, 1895.

Southwestern New Mexico.


Burke Brentford. Spray Sprite, the Sea Witch; or, Tom Ringbolt's Cruiser Chief. A Story of Blackbeard's Buried Treasure. May 29, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 327; Dime Library, no. 866.


William R. Eyster. The Frisco Sport; or, The Man from Boston at Paradise Park. June 5, 1895.

"Walnut Bar," out west. Uncle Bedrock on deck again. Usual stage holdup.


George C. Jenks. The Race-Course Detective; or, Blocking the Fifth Avenue Sport. June 12, 1895.

New York and Brighton Beach racing and detective-murder story.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Road-Agent Round-Up; or, The Mysterious Masked Man in Black. June 19, 1895.

Fort Taos, New Mexico. Buffalo Bill, Indians, Mexicans, etc. Captain Cobra is killed, and there is plenty of fighting.


Joseph E. Badger. High-Water Mark, the Sport; or, Silver-Tip Sid, the Dead-Center Shot. June 26, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 389; Dime Library, no. 870.


Howard Holmes. The Crook-Cashier; or, The Wall Street Banker's Close Call. July 3, 1895.

New York City. A bank robbery and a severed finger.


Howard Payne. The King-Pin Shark; or, Thad Burr's Ten Strike. July 10, 1895.

Thaddeus Burr, the detective, like Sherlock Holmes, has as his butt a Dr. Watson. Locale: Long Island and near Flushing.


A. K. Sims. The Sport Detective's Colorado Clue; or, The High Rollers of Silverton. July 17, 1895.

Silverton, in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado. An hydraulic placer.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Buckskin Braves; or, The Card Queen's Last Game. July 24, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 383; Dime Library, no. 874.


William H. Manning. Trapping the Race-Track Judge; or, The Man from Oklahoma in New York. July 31, 1895.

New York City in 1894. Race track story.


Albert W. Aiken. Gold-Button Sport; or, The Miner Sharps of Sulphur Bar. August 7, 1895.

Southern Utah mining camp and the usual crowd.


John W. Osbon. Cool Creede, the Dead-Shot; or, The White Sport at Prickly Pear Camp. August 14, 1895.

Colorado (?) near the Utah boundary. The story of an outlaw gang.


Burke Brentford. Dauntless Dick, the Knight of the Deck; or, The Cruise of the Sea-Witch. August 21, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 401; Dime Library, no. 878.


Howard Holmes. Falcon Flynn, the Flash-Detective; or, Deuce O'Diamond's Dead-Lock. August 28, 1895.

New York and vicinity.


George C. Jenks. The Silver Sport's Double; or, Cold Deck's Colorado Deal. September 4, 1895.

"Black Hawk," Colorado. Raising the hidden treasure. A good Indian and a beautiful maiden, as well as outlaws, etc.


William R. Eyster. The Clubman-Crooks Cat's-Paw; or, One against Seven. September 11, 1895.

The story of a New York City bank robbery.


Prentiss Ingraham. The Three Bills—Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill and Band-Box Bill; or, The Bravo in Broadcloth. September 18, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 395; Dime Library, no. 882.

Followed by Dime Library, no. 904.


Harold Payne. The Man from Mexico in New York; or, Turning Down the Shylock Pawnbroker. A Story of Detective Burr's Wall Street Stroke. September 25, 1895.

New York City and Detroit. A pseudo bank robbery. Thad Burr is at it again.


Joseph E. Badger. The Man of Muscle; or, The Spotter-Sport's Neck-Tie Party. October 2, 1895.

Town of "Peculiar," in the Rockies. A mine as a stake, a stage holdup, a beautiful sister kidnapped, vigilantes, etc.


William H. Manning. The Expert Detective's Shake-Up; or, The Fake's Fight for a Fortune. October 9, 1895.

New York City. A detective tale that is part comedy. A false heir, gypsies, and a murder.


Noel Dunbar. The King of Crooks; or, Trapping the Gilt-Edge Sharpers. October 16, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 356; Dime Library, no. 886.


A. K. Sims. The Texan Detective; or, The Stranger Sport from Spokane. October 23, 1895.

"Maverick City," Texas. A crooked job holder, gamblers, outlaws, and train robbers.


Howard Holmes. Nightshade in New York; or, Gideon Gale's Hot Hustle. October 30, 1895.

New York City.


Burke Brentford. The Sea Wraith; or, The Privateer Prince. A Romance of Broadsides, Boarders and Blue Waters. November 6, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 413; Dime Library, no. 889.


Prentiss Ingraham. Buffalo Bill's Life-Statue; or, The Pledged Three. A Story of the Marked Shadower of Rocky Ridge. November 13, 1895.

Julesburg, Nebraska. Alfred Slade, pony riders, etc.


William R. Eyster. Genteel Jim, Sport-at-Large; or, Doghole Dick's Drop. November 20, 1895.

New Mexico (?) mining towns of "Box Elder" and "Dog-hole."


Albert W. Aiken. The Countryman Detective; or, Strangler, the High-Flyer Suspect. November 27, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 374; Dime Library, no. 892.


William H. Manning. Yellow Gid of Dark Divide; or, The Miner-Banker's Death Trump. December 4, 1895.

Mining town of "Climax Claim," out West.


George C. Jenks. Silver Sam, the Shasta Sport; or, Dan Duncan's Desperate Device. December 11, 1895.

Tahoe and elsewhere in California. A dwarf, a Chinese, a Cockney, a dead man's hand, an abduction, and robbery and murder.


Prentiss Ingraham. The Texan's Double; or, Buffalo Bill's Secret Ally. December 18, 1895.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 407; Dime Library, no. 895.


Howard Holmes. Kent Keen, the Crook Crusher; or, The Man from Spokane in New York. The Story of the Dead-Game Detective's Round-Up. December 25, 1895.

New York City in 188-.


A. K. Sims. The Six-Foot Spotter; or, Babylon Bill, the High-Roller from Brimstone Bar. January 1, 1896.

Usual story of outlaws and their defeat in "Shasta," California.


Joseph E. Badger. Silky Steele, the Stay-In Sport; or, The Catch-on at Camp Climax. January 8, 1896.

Found in: Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 461; Dime Library, no. 898.


William H. Manning. The Double-Quick Detective; or, Hot Hustling for the Man in Gray. January 15, 1896.

A murder in New York City apparently committed by the detective's brother.

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