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Mayne Reid (1818–1883)

Reid, Mayne. An Irish novelist of adventure; born in Ballyroney, County Down, April 4, 1818; died near London, Oct. 22, 1883. He came to the United States in 1838, and traveled extensively North, East, South, and West. He became a captain in the Mexican War. Later he went to London, where he published his many novels of adventure, including: ‘The Rifle-Rangers’ (1850); ‘The Scalp-Hunters’ (1851); ‘The Quadroon’ (1855); ‘Osceola’ (1858); ‘The Maroon’ (1862); ‘Cliff-Climbers’ (1864); ‘Afloat in the Forest’ (1866); ‘The Castaways’ (1870); and ‘Gwen-Wynne’ (1877).