George Henry Prentice was probably the true name of the author of three novels written for Beadle and several times reprinted. No biographical data are available. †Denis R. Rogers, from a study of the stories of Prentice and of the various characters depicted, suggested in a letter of June 8, 1958, that Prentice may have been Edward S. Ellis.
American Tales. No. 24
Dime Fiction. Nos. 1, 7
Starr's American Novels. Nos. 214, 216, 219
Boys' Books of Romance and Adventure. Nos. 16, 18
Boy's Library (octavo). No. 307
† Correction made as per Volume 3.