Francis W. Doughty
Francis Worcester Doughty (November 5, 1850 – October 30, 1917) was an American screenwriter and novelist.
Doughty was born in Brooklyn, and wrote Old King Brady dime novel stories for Frank Tousey. He wrote around 1500 novels. Doughty specialized in detective stories, and had the characteristic of repeating the title in the final sentence of the story.