Byline: Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B.; 1857-04-02; The New York Tribune; pages 6Article Links
Boa-constrictors, half asked savages, dyewoods. Jesuit's bark, cockatoos, scorpions and ring tailed monkeys are not, as we had hitherto supposed, the only contributions to the happiness of mankind afforded by South American for the Province of Brazil gross fortune-tellers of a very superior quality as to respectability and neatness of appearance.
Description:The twelfth article in The New York Tribune's series about astrologers and fortunetellers titled "The Witches of New-York," all written by humorist Mortimer Thomson under his pseudonym "Doesticks."
Rights: Public domain.