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Letter attesting to Hazard's personal experiences and belief in Spiritualism--that Hazard "never felt any apprehension of fraud at any of the thousands of Spiritual Seances" he had attended--and notes that the presence of skeptics at authentic seances may be "detrimental". Discusses experiences at private seances. Includes account of being knocked over by the "Materialized Spirit" of a friend the night before he received notice of his friend's death.
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Spiritualism, Mediums, 19th century
Hazard, Joseph Peace, "Letter to Mrs. F.W. Masters, 1891-02-08" (1891). Joseph Peace Hazard Papers. 32.