With the full consent of Margaret Fox-Kane and Catherine Fox-Jencken, the well-known Fox sisters, who originated the so-called spirit rappings, Mr. Reuben Briggs Davenport has produced " The Death-Blow to Spiritualism,' giving a true account of their connection with the imposture. Both of these women now denounce spiritualism as founded on fraud, and have declared their intention to devote the remainder of their lives to undoing the evil they have committed. In pursuance of this resolve, Mrs. Kane told a New York audience the true story of the deception she had begun to practice more than forty years ago. Mr. Briggs's narrative is clear and forcible, and ought to carry conviction to every unprejudiced mind.
hed the hideous creature who sat by the inner portals of hell, that words could not express her utter scorn and hatred of this common woman, who posed as an agent of sacred communications between the living and the dead.
The New York Herald of May 27, 1888, contained this letter, written by Mrs. Margaret Fox Kane in London:
THE CURSE OF SPIRITUALISM.
GOWER STREET, BEDFORD SQUARE, W. C., LONDON, MAY 14, 1888.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD:
I read in the Herald of Saturday, May 5, an account of the sad misfortune that has befallen my dear sister Katie, Mrs. Kate Fox Jencken, and in the article it is stated that I am still a resident of New York, which is a mistake. I sailed for England on the 22d of March, and I presume my absence has added to my darling sister's depressed state of mind. The sad news has nearly killed me. My sister's two beautiful boys referred to are her idols.
Spiritualism is a curse. God has set His seal against it! I call it a curse,
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