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Riassunto: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1888 Excerpt: ... LETTER II. SHOWING WHAT FURTHER INVESTIGATION WOULD HAVE DEMONSTRATED. Spiritualism is a question, in the first place, of evidence; it then follow to explain, so far as we can, such facts as have been established.--W. E. Gladstone. The most trifling physical manifestations are of overwhelming importance, since they prove the existence of human beings in another state.--Baron HellenlncK's " Oebvrt und Tod ah Wechsel der Anschaieungsform.'" Gentlemen Of The Setbert Commission: The result of your investigation of the phenomena occurring through Keeler was merely your gratuitous assumption that all the manifestations witnessed might home been produced by the medium himself. But your duty did not end there. The question before your Commission was not how the so-called spirit phenomena may be, but how they are produced. The trust you accepted was to make a, "thorough" as well as an impartial investigation of Modern Spiritualisfn. Your belief that the manifestations witnessed at that one seance of Keeler's might have been produced by the medium, even had it been well founded, did not satisfy this requirement, or dispense with all further investigation. Any equity lawyer will tell you that such an execution of such a trust annexed to a gift would be held to be what is technically termed " illusory"; entitlingthe heirs of the donor to recover it back. It is true, you call your Eeport a "preliminary" one; but let me observe that it is virtually a final one. For you cannot expect to obtain any more seances; from mediums, public or private, who all now believe that however honest they may be, and however palpably genuine the manifestations occurringthrough them, no fair report of them can be expected at your hands. But by what authority have you published a "preliminar...
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