Correspondence of L. R. Marsden

Scope and Content

Throughout this series of letters mention is made of Robert Dale Owen, and it would appear it was through a connection with him Marsden was living in Naples. The city of Naples is a regular topic of conversation, and in particular the possibility of social unrest there. Later in the series the focus falls mainly on Spiritualism and the personal experiences Marsden and her associates claim to have witnessed. Seances with noted medium and members of royalty are detailed.

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