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Djual K. appears to HPB on board ship & precipitates KH Letter

May 10, 2009 07:49 AM
by danielhcaldwell

SUBJECT: Djual K. appears to HPB on board ship & precipitates K.H.
Letter for A.P. Sinnett

Below are excerpts from a letter to A.P. Sinnett from H.P. Blavatsky.

[Steamship] Clan Drummond: Algiers.

Sunday [November] 8th. [1884]

My dear Mr. Sinnett,

. . . Last night as we were hopelessly tossed about and pitched in
our Clan wash-tub Djual K. put in an appearance and asked in his
Master's name if I would send you a chit. I said I would. He then
asked me to prepare some paper -- which I had not. He then said any
would do. I then proceeded to ask some from a passenger. . . . Lo! I
wish those passengers, who quarrel with us every day about the
possibility of phenomena could see what was taking place in my cabin
on the foot of my berth! How D.K.'s hand, as real as life, was
impressing the letter at his Master's dictation which came out in
relief between the wall and my legs. He told me to read the letter
but I am no wiser for it.

. . . Had not Master [K.H.] brought about the explanation [in the
letter precipitated] I would have gone away leaving a nice memory of
myself in Mrs. Sinnett's and your hearts. . . . The steamer is a
rolling wash-tub and the steward an infamy. We are all starving, and
live upon our own tea and biscuits. Do write a word to Port Said,
poste restante. We shall remain in Egypt perhaps a fortnight. . . .
Can't write for the rolling. Love to all.

Yours ever truly

H. P. Blavatsky.

Quoted from:

Daniel H. Caldwell


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