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

Madame Prewster No. 343 Bowery, between Fourth and Fifth streets

Byline: Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B.; 1857-01-28; The New York Tribune; pages 7

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

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Madame Prewster has long been an oily pilgrim in this vale of tears. The oldest inhabitant cannot remember the exact period when this truly great prophetess became a fixture in Gotham, and began to earn her bread and butter by fortune-telling and kindred occupations

Description:The fifth installment of the Tribune's "Witches of New-York" series by humorist Mortimer Thomson (a.k.a. Doesticks), who profiles New York's most eccentric astrologers and fortunetellers.

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