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A SELECTION OF

 

SPIRITUAL TRACTS

 

ON

 

SPIRITUALISM

 

By HON. JOHN WORTH EDMONDS.
[1816 - 1874]

 

 Judge Edmonds was one of the most influential early American Spiritualists. After a great public career, as a member of both branches of the New York State Legislature and, for some time, President of the Senate and Judge of the Supreme Court of New York, he resigned the latter position on account of the outcry raised against his Spiritualistic beliefs and, especially, his support of the Fox sisters. The judge's daughter, Laura, had mediumistic ability. He was considered by Hon. Robert Dale Owen, author of "The Debatable Land" as one of the most knowledgable men of his time on spirit phenomena. He is also the the author of a much longer work with George T. Dexter, M.D. called

 

"Spiritualism," New York, 1853. New York:

 

APPEAL TO THE PUBLIC ON SPIRITUALISM

BISHOP HOPKINS ON SPIRITUALISM—REPLY OF JUDGE EDMONDS

UNCERTAINTY OF SPIRITUAL INTERCOURSE

CERTAINTY OF SPIRITUAL INTERCOURSE

SPEAKING IN MANY TONGUES

LETTERS TO THE "NEW YORK TRIBUNE," ON SPIRITUALISM

I. Introductory

II. Mediumship

III. The Circles

IV. Physical Manifestations

V. Physical Manifestations

VI. Test Mediumship

VII. Healing Mediums

VIII. Speaking in Tongues

IX. Speaking and Writing Mediums

X. The End and Aim of Spiritual Intercourse