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Scott Rathburn Sherwood

New York

Author of dime novels in the 1860s

Scott R. Sherwood was born on March 20, 1842. He was admitted to the bar in 1864 and practiced law at some sixteen different address during the years 1861 to 1898.

[Souce: Bio sketch, Scott Rathburn Sherwood, Northern Illinois University Libraries]


Scott R. Sherwood, The Lays of a Bohemian. Being Some of the Metrical Conceits (New York: Brentano Bros., 1885) [online text] (2nd ed., 1885)(3d ed., 1885)

_______________, Freedom's Factor, Hail!: An American's Ode to Dynamite (New York: Published by The United Irishman, 1885)


Scott R. Sherwood, Book Rattlepate, or, The Missing Deed a Legend of Manhattan in Colony Times (New York: Beadle, 1866)(New York: Beadle, 1867)(New York : Beadle and Adams, 1980)

_______________, The Veiled Benfactress, or, The Rocking Stone Mystery
a Legend of the Maryland Coast
(New York: Beadle and Adams, 1883)

_______________, Book Rattlepate, the Nabob (New York: Beadle and Adams, 1888)