The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Item - The phantom horseman, or, The mad hunter of the Mohawk

(Beadle's Dime Novels edition)
(Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)

Combined Summary

Online Full Text: Northern Illinois University (Beadle's Dime Novels edition)
Northern Illinois University (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
Series: Beadle's Dime Novels — no. 190
Beadle's New Dime Novels — no. 55
Beadle's New Dime Novels — no. 309
Subjects / Tags: Adventure stories
African Americans
Indian captivities
Iroquois Indians
Mohawk Indians
Mohawk River Valley (N.Y.)
Seneca Indians
United States
War stories
Western stories
Authors: Ellis, Edward Sylvester, 1840-1916
Wildfire, Nicodemus, 1840-1916 (pseudonym used by Ellis, Edward Sylvester, 1840-1916) (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
Dates: November 9, 1869 (Beadle's Dime Novels edition)
December 26, 1876 (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
October 27, 1885 (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
Publishers: Beadle's Dime Novels edition: Beadle and Company (New York: 98 William St.) -- United States of America
Beadle's New Dime Novels edition: Beadle and Adams (1872-1898) (New York: No. 98 William Street) -- United States of America
OCLC Numbers: 123088446 (Beadle's Dime Novels edition)
150936418 (Beadle's New Dime Novels edition)
ENGL 330 Spring 2018's Thoughts: "This book takes place in the Mohawk valley and is about a man named Mr. Kingslake, his associates, and his family. While on their way to the mansion of Mr. Vreeland, they have to go through a part of the woods that is inhabited by Indians. When they are stopped on the road because of a broken wagon, an Indian comes out of nowhere and attacks them. They end up shooting him dead. Later, they comes across a friendly and well known Indian named Miutu of the Seneca, who is described as having all of the vices of the whites, while retaining all of the virtues of his own people. Mr. Kingslake runs off from the group to escape the Indians that attacked him. From then on, the rest of the family go through many trials and tribulations. Years pass and Mr. Kingslake is still missing and Mt. Vreeland’s mansion is taken over by Indians. Over the years many stories are told about a Phantom Horseman. No one knows if this horseman is real or not, but many people say that they have seen him. At the end of the novel, the identity of the horseman is revealed, as well as the story about how he became the horseman."--Riquia Hill, undergraduate student at NIU enrolled in ENGL 330, Spring 2018

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Beadle's New Dime Novels edition
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