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Philip Verrill Mighels


"Mighels, Philip Verril, author, poet, lawyer, journalist, playwright, was born April 19, 1869, in Carson City, Nevada. In 1890 he was admitted to the bar; in 1892-95 was engaged in journalism; and since that time devoted his time to authorship. . . . He died Oct. 13, 1911, in Winnemucca, Nev. " [Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography 172 (Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1914)(vol. 4)]


Philip Verrill Mighels, Little Jim, the Carrier (New York: American Press Association, 1895)

_______________, Out of a Silver Flute (New York: J.S. Tait and Sons, 1896) [online text]

_______________, Tales of Newpaper Men ( [Toledo, Ohio?]: Toledo Evening News, 1896-1897?)


Philip Verrill Mighels, Newsboys' Christmas Greeting (New London, Connecticut: Morning Telegraphy, 1896)

_______________, Nella, the Heart of the Army: A Novel (New York: R.F. Fenns, 1900) [online text]

_______________, The Crystal Sceptre: A Story of Adventure (New York: R.F. Fenno, 1901)(New York: Harper & Bros. 1906)

_______________, When a Witch is Young (New York: R.F. Fenno & Co., 1901)

_______________, The Inevitable: A Novel (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1902) [online text]

_______________, Bruvver Jim's Baby (New York: Harper & Bros., 1904)(New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1904)

_______________, The King of the Missing Links = or, The Crystal Sceptre: A Story of Adventure (New York: R.F. Fenno & Co., 1904)(1901)

_______________, The Ultimate Passion: A Novel (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905) [online text]

_______________, Dunny: A Mountain Romance (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906) [online text]

_______________, Chatwit, the Man-Talk Bird (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906)

_______________, Sunnyside Tad (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907)

_______________, Adventures with Indians (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1908) [online text]

_______________, Boy's Book of Indians (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1908)

_______________, The Pillars of Eden: A Novel (New York: Desmond FitzGerald, 1909) [online text]

_______________, The Furnace of Gold (New York: Desmond FitzGerald, 1910) [online text] (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1910)

_______________, Thurley Ruxton (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1911) [online text]

_______________, As It Was in the Beginning (New York: Desmond FitzGerald, Inc., 1912)(Toronto: McLeod & Allen, 1912)

_______________, Hearts of Grace (New York: Desmond FitzGerald, 1913)(New York: Gorsset & Dunlap, 1912)

Research Resources

Philip Verrill Mighels Scrapbook, 1891-1894
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.