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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Charles Gayler (1820–1892)

Gayler, Charles. An American journalist and dramatist; born in New York City, April 1, 1820; died in Brooklyn, May 28, 1892. He wrote over 200 plays, and at one time had five produced simultaneously at New York theatres. He also wrote the first drama on the Civil War, entitled ‘Bull Run.’ Among his dramas are: ‘The Gold Hunters’; ‘Taking the Chances’; ‘Lights and Shadows of New York’; ‘Fritz.’ Among his novels are: ‘Out of the Streets’ and ‘Romance of a Poor Young Man.’