A MEMORIAL SKETCH
As this—­The Captain’s Toll-Gate—­is
the last of the works of Frank R. Stockton that will
be given to the public, it is fitting that it be accompanied
Frank R. Stockton is best remembered as the author of the short story "The Lady, or the Tiger"," but he is also acknowledged as an American humorist and the first associate editor of prestigious chil...
An author whose best-sellers were discussed from California to India in his time, Frank Stockton is known today mainly for "The Lady, or the Tiger"" (Century, November 1882; collected in The Lady, or ...