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The surprising case of Rachel Baker, who prays and preaches in her sleep : with specimens of her extraordinary performances taken down accurately in short hand at the time ; and showing the unparalleled powers she possesses to pray, exhort, and answer questions, during her unconscious state : the whole authenticated by the most respectable testimony of living witnesses / by Charles Mais, of the city of New-York, stenographer.

  • Mais, Charles.
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Publication/Creation

New-York : Published by Whiting and Watson, 96 Broadway ; S. Marks, printer, 1814.

Physical description

32 pages ; 22 cm

Edition

(Second edition.).

Notes

Edition statement transposed from head of title. Parentheses substituted for square brackets in edition transcription
Reprinted from the first edition of the same year
"Minutes made by Samuel L. Mitchill, M.D. and P. on the case of a young woman ..."--p. 5-17
"Description of this young woman, and her exercises by an intelligent gentleman, at Cayuga, in March 1814," p. 30-32, from the N.Y. Columbian
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-D⁴
Film 633 reel 62 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 62, no. 1186).

References note

Shaw & Shoemaker 32003
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1186

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Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1957. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm

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