"November 18, 1863."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 1, page 126, no. 2.
Illustrated paper wrappers in tan and black.
Imprint on cover reads "Irwin P. Beadle & Co.'s Ten Cent Publication House for the Million."
"T. R. Dawley, electrotyper, 13 Park Row, N. Y."--Title page verso.
Running series title: Ten cent novels for the million.
It is possible that Capt. Latham C. Carleton was used as a stock name for various authors, but Ellis wrote "under the pen name 'Captain Latham C. Carleton' ... Irwin P. Beadle's 10 cent novels. Nos. 1, 2 ..."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels, volume 2, page 96.
NIU Copy: "H. Dexter, Hamilton & Co., 113 Nassau St."--Cover.
NIU Copy: Pages 11-12 torn at bottom, some text missing.