[Obeah Man] Autograph Letter Signed "Daniel French" to an unnamed male correspondent about the Obeah Man on Demerara.

Daniel French, probably a missionary in Demerara, West Indies, for some time
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[Printed heading] New Orphan Houses, Ashley Down, Bristol, 30 April 1868.

Six pages, 12mo, closely written, fold marks, good condition. "[...] on Obeah as practised in Demerara, I have exceedingly little information to give, having had but little personal contact with it and only knowing it as a thing much talked about and I believe, largely made use of by the black people. It is no uncommon thing for a person bearing ill will towards another to resort to an Obeah man in order that he may work them some harm.

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