in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Mysticism. 1240 words.
Whitman, Sarah Helen (19 January 1803–27 June 1878), writer and spiritualist, was born Sarah Helen Power in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of Nicholas Power, a prosperous merchant,...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Medicine and Health; Literature. 1108 words.
Turner, Robert (b. 1619/20, d. in or after 1664), writer and translator of occult and medical works, was born at Holshot, near Saffron Walden, Essex, the third son of Edmund Turner and his...