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MAYO, William Starbuck, author, born in Ogdensburg, New York, 20 April, 1812. His parents had removed to Ogdensburg in the year of his birth. He studied in his native place and in Potsdam academy, and in 1833 was graduated at the College of physicians and surgeons, New York city. After practising his profession for several years he made a tour in the Barbary states and Spain and then took up his residence in New York city, where he has devoted himself to literature. He has published " Flood and Field, or Tales of Battles on Sea and Land" (New York, 1844); "Kaloolah, or Journeyings to the Djebel Kumri," purporting to be the autobiography of Jonathan Romer, and describing his marvellous adventures in Africa (1849); "The Berber, or the Mountaineer of the Atlas," similar to the preceding (1850); " Romance Dust from the Historic Placer," a collection of short tales, founded on historical incidents (1851); and " Never Again," a novel (1873).
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