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‘ According to statistics published by the Spiritual Register, there are 350,000 spiritualists in the single State of New York; 150,000 in Ohio; 100,000 in New England; 90,000 in Illinois; 70,000 in Michigan; 70,000 in Wisconsin; 50,000 in Indiana, and 40,000 in Maine. Altogether, the United States contains, it is estimated, 1,200,000 persons who believe in this nonsensical superstition, of whom 25,000 are accredited to the Southern States.

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