II-"The Witches of New-York" - Mortimer Thomson - New York Tribune

Madame Widger - No. 5 First Avenue, near Houston street

Byline: Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B.; 1857-01-23; The New York Tribune; pages 6

Report: "The Witches of New York" - Mortimer Thomson (Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B) - New York Tribune

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This ancient dame, whose very wrinkles date back into the Eighteenth century, holds her magic court in the delightful locality specified at the head of this article.

Description:The second article in the series "Witches of New-York" by humorist Mortimer Thomson (often wrote under the pseudonym Doesticks). For this series, Thomson visited fortune-tellers and astrologers throughout New York City under the guise of paying customer.

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A New York Tribune article written as part of the "The Witches of New-York" series by Mortimer Thomson.