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Colby, Luther

Ann D. Braude.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Journalism. 695 words.

Colby, Luther (12 October 1814–07 October 1894), Spiritualist editor, was born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, the son of Captain William Colby and Mary (maiden name unknown). After a common...

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Rogers, Edmund Dawson (1823–1910), journalist and spiritualist

W. B. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Mysticism. 852 words.

Rogers, Edmund Dawson (1823–1910), journalist and spiritualist, was born at Holt, Norfolk, on 7 August 1823, the only surviving child of John Rogers and his wife, Sarah, née Dawson. After...

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Scatcherd, Felicia Rudolphina (1862–1927), journalist and spiritualist

Anne Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Mysticism. 891 words.

Scatcherd, Felicia Rudolphina (1862–1927), journalist and spiritualist, was born on 10 August 1862 at 7 Chepstow Place, Kensington, London. Her father, Watson Scatcherd (fl. 1825–1901), had...

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Smith, Robert Cross [pseud. Raphael] (1795–1832), astrologer and journalist

Katharine Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Mysticism. 209 words.

Smith, Robert Cross [pseud. Raphael] (1795–1832), astrologer and journalist, was born on 19 March 1795 to respectable parents in Abbots Leigh near Bristol. By 1820 he had found work as a...

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Stead, William Thomas (1849–1912), newspaper editor and spiritualist

Joseph O. Baylen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Journalism. 2474 words.

Stead, William Thomas (1849–1912), newspaper editor and spiritualist, was born in Embleton, Northumberland, on 5 July 1849, the son of a Congregational minister, the Revd William Stead...

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Williams, John Shoebridge

Bret E. Carroll.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Mysticism; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1161 words.

Williams, John Shoebridge (31 July 1790–22 April 1878), civil engineer, magazine editor, and spiritualist, was born in Newport, Carteret County, North Carolina, the son of Welsh immigrant...

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