Manuscript/Mixed Material A work of angels & spirits which have appeared in my mirror & cristals [sic] Crowned Angel / Crystal ms.
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- A work of angels & spirits which have appeared in my mirror & cristals [sic]
- Crowned Angel
- Crystal ms.
- An incomplete holograph ms. describing angels and spirits contacted by Hockley (latest date appearing is for Seven-o-mina, 20 Feb. 1857, p. 81.) A few entries appear complete; most appear incomplete. Last entry ("Ada") is on p. 97. Pencil port. of Crowned Angel, laid in. Probably supplementary to his manuscript volumes The crystal : a record of visions and conferences with the in-dwellers of the spirit world (LCCN 2010414646). The beginnings of an index are at end.
- Hockley, Frederick, 1808-1885.
- Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
- - Hockley, Frederick,--1808-1885--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
- - Crystal gazing--History--Sources
- - Magic mirrors--History--Sources
- - Occultism--History--Sources
- - Spirits
- - Title from pencilled entry on prelim. blank.
- - Accountant, copyist, and crystal gazer, Hockley was a significant figure in the 19th century occult revival. Worked for John Denley as a copyist of occult manuscripts, and with 2 partners practiced as an accountant. Became involved in spiritualism in the 1850s.
- - Bequest: Estate of Harry Houdini, April 1927.
- 1 v. (109 p.) : ill. ; 30 cm.
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- BF1335 .H632 1857
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Hockley, Frederick, and Harry Houdini Collection. A Work of Angels & Spirits Which Have Appeared in My Mirror & Cristals Sic. 1857. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2010414647/.
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Hockley, F. & Harry Houdini Collection. (1857) A Work of Angels & Spirits Which Have Appeared in My Mirror & Cristals Sic. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010414647/.
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Hockley, Frederick, and Harry Houdini Collection. A Work of Angels & Spirits Which Have Appeared in My Mirror & Cristals Sic. 1857. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010414647/>.