Jemima Wilkinson Is Lord

     Posted By: Paul - Sat Jan 28, 2017
     Category: Delusions, Fantasies and Other Tricks of the Imagination | Eccentrics | Hoaxes and Imposters and Imitators | Religion | Rituals and Superstitions | Scams, Cons, Rip-offs, and General Larceny | Eighteenth Century

The story of the officer and the sword is most likely a legend, according to Pioneer Prophetess: Jemima Wilkinson, the Publick Universal Friend by Herbert A. Wisbey, Jr.
Posted by ges on 01/28/17 at 11:35 PM
The style reminds me of Mark Twain, with the long build up and then the crowning joke at the end. He was almost required reading where I grew up in the Central Valley of California.
Posted by KDP on 01/30/17 at 02:38 PM
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