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vol. 3, p. 147
from Adyar archives of the International Theosophical Society
vol. 3 (1875-1878)


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< Deserved Compliments (continued from page 3-146) >


Permeability of Matter


An Important Correction


A Beautiful Parable


To the Spiritualists of Boston

The following, just received, explains itself. As will be seen by the editorial columns full particulars will be published next week.

E. Gerry Brown, Esq., Editor, Spiritual Scientist, Boston.

In a private letter received by me from A. N. Aksakoff, Counselor of State in the private Chancellery of the Emperor of Russia, at St. Petersburg, and a circular—“Appeal to Mediums”—both sent by me to the Consul-General of Russia in New York for verification and certification, I, the undersigned, am entrusted by A. N. Aksakoff to select several of the best American mediums for physical manifestations and other phenomena, and invite them to St. Petersburg, with the object to have the Spiritual Phenomena investigated by a special committee of scientists, appointed by the Imperial University of St. Petersburg, under the presidency of the Chief Professor of the said University, D. I. Mendeleyeff. The investigations are to take place twice a week and during no less a period than six months.

All the expenses of the mediums who will accept the invitation are to be defrayed by the said committee, and terms by those of the mediums, who will be selected here and accepted as genuine, to be sent to St. Petersburg, to the President of Committee, Professor Mendeleyeff.

Therefore, I appoint and name as my sole deputy at Boston, for the selection of such mediums, E. Gerry Brown, Esq., Editor of the Spiritual Scientist, and beg of him to take the necessary steps for it immediately.

H.P. Blavatsky.

Philadelphia, June 22, 1875.

Key to Egyptian Astronomy


Editor's notes

  1. Permeability of Matter by unknown author
  2. An Important Correction by Hitchman, William, Spiritual Scientist
  3. A Beautiful Parable by unknown author
  4. To the Spiritualists of Boston by Blavatsky, H. P., Spiritual Scientist, Boston, Vol. II, June 24, 1875, p. 183
  5. Key to Egyptian Astronomy by unknown author