William MacHarg

The Achievements of Luther Trent

originally published:
Boston : Small, Maynard and Company

We offered this copy of the first edition in our List 49.


  • First Book(1910)
  • Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone(1910)
  • Queen's Quorum(1910)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 9/18/1872
died: 02/21/1951
born as: William Briggs MacHarg

Mystery writer, author of The Achievements of Luther Trent and the The Affairs of O'Malley, was born in Dover Plains, NY. The latter work was a Queen's Quorum title, while the former includes the first fictional use of a lie-detector. MacHarg died in 1951.