X-"The Witches of New-York" - Mortimer Thomson - New York Tribune

X-"The Witches of New-York" - Mortimer Thomson - New York Tribune

Madame Clifton. No.185 Orchard street, Near Stanton

by: Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B. | publication date: February 24, 1857 | Publication: The New York Tribune | pages: 7

The female professors of the Black Art hitherto visited by our reporter had not impressed him with a proposed belief in their supernatural powers; he was "anxious," and was "awakened to inquiry," but he still had doubts, and there was great danger of his backsliding if there wasn't something immediately done for him. 

The tenth article in The New York Tribune's series about astrologers and fortunetellers titled "The Witches of New-York," all written by humorist Mortimer Thomson under his pseudonym "Doesticks."

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