Author:Edward Sylvester Ellis

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Edward Sylvester Ellis
Edward Ellis was an author of hundreds of books and magazine articles that he produced by his name and by a number of noms de plume. Notable fiction stories by Ellis include The Steam Man of the Prairies and Seth Jones, or the Captives of the Frontier. Internationally, Edward S. Ellis is probably known best for his Deerfoot novels read widely by young boys until the 1950s.

Pen names: James Fenimore Cooper Adams, or Captain Bruin Adams; Boynton M. Belknap; J. G. Bethune; Captain Latham C. Carleton; Frank Faulkner; Capt. R. M. Hawthorne; Lieut. Ned Hunter; Charles E. Lasalle; H. R. Millbank; Billex Muller Lieut. J. H. Randolph; Emerson Rodman; E. A. St. Mox; Seelin Robins— Excerpted from Edward S. Ellis on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



  • Seth Jones, or, The captives of the frontier (1860)
  • Bill Biddon, Trapper, or, Life in the north-west (1860)
  • The Frontier Angel: a romance of the Kentucky rangers' life (1861)
  • Nathan Todd, or, The fate of the Sioux' captive (1861)
  • The Trail Hunters, or, Monowano, the Shawnee spy (1861)
  • Irona, or, Life on the Old South-West Border (1861)
  • The Riflemen of Miami (1862)
  • The Hunter's Cabin: an episode of the early settlements of southern Ohio (1862)
  • Oonomoo the Huron, 1911 (1862)
  • Kent, the Ranger, or, Fugitives of the border (1863)
  • The Rangers of the Mohawk : a tale of Cherry Valley (1864)
  • Indian Jim: a tale of the Minnesota massacre (1864)
  • The Lost Trail: a legend of the far West, 1911 (1864)
  • The Hunter's Escape : a tale of the North West in 1862 (1864)
  • The Rival Scouts, or, The Forest Garrison: a story of the siege and fall of Fort Presqu'Isle (1865)
  • The Mystic Canoe: a romance of one hundred years ago (1865)
  • The Fugitives, or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming: a tale of the massacre of 1778 (1865)
  • The Phantom Horseman, or, The mad hunter of the Mohawk (1869)
  • The Rival Hunters, or, The forest garrison (1875)
  • The Apache Guide, or, The Rescue (1875)
  • Cowmen and Rustlers, A Story of the Wyoming Cattle Ranges
  • The Huge Hunter, or the Steam Man from the Praries
  • The Life of Kit Carson
  • The Land of Mystery (1889)
  • The Jungle Fugitives (1903)

Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.