Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(circa 1834-1892) Scottish-born journalist, songwriter and author, in the US from an early age; his Young Adult novel, Ambregris Island; Or, the New El Dorado (1882), flirts enticingly with the Lost Race tale – the eponymous Island contains huge quantities of ambergris and an unknown tribe – and boasts a sea serpent (see Monsters). [JC]
George Russell Jackson
born Scotland: circa 1834
died Somerville, Massachusetts: 1892
- Ambregris Island; Or, the New El Dorado (Boston, Massachusetts: W A Evans and Co, 1882) [hb/]
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