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November 1932

The Bell Witch of Middle Tennessee.

Arch NeurPsych. 1932;28(5):1242. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02240050278032

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Abstract

This small book calls attention again to a neighborhood phenomenon that caused considerable exitement in middle Tennessee a little over a hundred years ago; it was the presence of the so-called "Bell Witch" in those parts. This book gives a general outline of what generally was supposed to have occurred, and abstracts references to the phenomenon from newspapers and letters of the period. This book should be in the possession of any one interested in endemic psychopathology as it is found in different regions of America, or any one who is interested in witchcraft and demonology in general. Outside the place where it occurred the interesting story of the Bell Witch is hardly known in the United States. References to it are rarely found in the international books on witchcraft, and it has been the subject of only one book, now practically unobtainable: "The Bell Witch" by M. V. Ingraham,

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