Book submission: The Great K. & A. Train Robbery

Title: The Great K. & A. Train Robbery
Author: Leicester Ford, Paul
Publication date: New York, 1897
Library: University of Iowa Main Library
Call number: PS 1692 .G74 1897
Submitted by: Patricia L Forg
Description:
Paul Leicester Ford was an American writer who was born in Brooklyn. Ford was mostly famous for his biographies, including those of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. Among his own novels, Ford is also known for having edited works by Thomas Jefferson. Ford was shot and murdered in 1902 by his brother, Malcolm Webster Ford, and is buried in Sleepy Hollow, New york.

The inscription on the front of the first page reads:

Helen Edwards Bercry (?)
July 1899

From Ms. Goodrich [note: perhaps Mr. Goodrich?]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *