Marcus Simaika Pasha (1864-1944)

Marcus Simaika Pasha (1864-1944) Marcus Simaika Pasha (1864-1944) was the Founder of the Coptic Museum in Cairo.

Marcus Simaika Pasha was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and is listed  in both of his address books at ‘Cairo’ (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895. See also Swedenborg Archive A183r Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892). James John Garth Wilkinson was a member of the Egypt Exploration Society in 1883-1888, and his daughter Florence Blakiston Attwood Mathews was a frequent visitor to Egypt and a friend of Archibald Henry Sayce and  William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Swedenborg Archive K125 [15] letter dated 3.12.1892 from Garth Wilkinson to John Thomson. See also Swedenborg Archive K125 [15] letter dated 26.1.1893 from Garth Wilkinson to John Thomson. See also Swedenborg Archive K125 [15] letter dated 23.8.1893 from Garth Wilkinson to John Thomson. See also Swedenborg Archive K125 [15] letter dated 25.8.1893 from Garth Wilkinson to John Thomson. See also Swedenborg Archive K125 [15] Letter dated 24.12.1894 from Garth Wilkinson to John Thomson).

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Charles Edward Strutt (1814-1897)

A Decent Set of Girls Charles Edward Strutt (1814-1897) Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, was the Surgeon Superintendent of The Thomas Arbuthnot in 1850.

Charles Edward Strutt was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and is listed in both of his address books at 238 London Road, Thornton Heath Surrey and at 45 Beulah Road East, Thornton Heath, Surrey (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895. See also Swedenborg Archive A183r Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892).

James John Garth Wilkinson and Charles Edward Strutt were also colleagues from the Swedenborg Printing Society, concerned with translating the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg into English (from Latin and from Swedish) (Rudolph Leonard Tafel, Emanuel Swedenborg: As a Philosopher, and Man of Science, (E. B. Myers and Chandler, 1867). Pages 202 and 205. See also Anon, Morning light [afterw.] The New-Church weekly, (1886). Page 265. See also Anon, The New Jerusalem Magazine, Volume 21, (Otis Clapp, 1848). Page 234). Continue reading Charles Edward Strutt (1814-1897)

Habib Anthony Salmone (1830-1895)

Military Intelligence Dr. Habib Anthony Salmone (1830-1895) ‘… was a Syrian Professor educated in England, Habib offered secret information in March 1885 to the Foreign Office about the plans of the Madhi to undermine the British occupation of Egypt… William Ewart Gladstone and the Foreign Secretary… authorised various payments to him from secret service funds, but these were terminated when Salmone’s role became known in the region… (Nigel West, The A to Z of British Intelligence, (Scarecrow Press, 2 Sep 2009). Page 469)’

Habib Anthony Salmone was Professor of Arabic at King’s College, and lecturer at UCH in 1883 (Anon, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, (Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1834). Page 23. Anon, The Academy and Literature, Volume 46, (Academy Publishing Company, 1895). Page 556).

Habib Anthony Salmone was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and he is listed in both of James John Garth Wilkinson‘s address books at 12b Belsize Road, NW (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895. See also Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892.).   Continue reading Habib Anthony Salmone (1830-1895)

William Laidlaw Purves (1842-1917)

William Laidlaw Purves (1842-1917) William Laidlaw Purves (1842-1917) was ‘… lecturer and aural surgeon to Guy’s Hospital, London and began a private practice in aural and ophthalmic surgery…’ William Laidlaw Purves was also the founder of the prestigious Royal St George’s Golf Club in Glasgow.

William Laidlaw Purves was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and is listed in both of his address books at 20 Stratford Place, Oxford Street, (occupied from 1881). In 1886, William Laidlaw Puves moved his family to a bigger house, keeping Stratford Place as his consulting rooms. (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895. See also Swedenborg Archive A183r Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892).  Continue reading William Laidlaw Purves (1842-1917)

Thomas Edgar Pemberton (1849-1905)

Old book  Thomas Edgar Pemberton (1849-1905) was ‘… theatre historian and playwright, born at Heath Green Cottage, Birmingham Heath, on 1 July 1849, was the eldest son of Thomas Pemberton, the head of an old-established firm of brass founders in Livery Street, Birmingham, and his wife, Lucy Johnston. The novelist Sir Max Pemberton (1863–1950) was his brother …’ (From http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/35463)

Thomas Edgar Pemberton was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and is listed in both of his address books at 2 Norfolk Road, Edgebaston, Birmingham (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895. See also Swedenborg Archive A183r Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892). Continue reading Thomas Edgar Pemberton (1849-1905)

Ouida (1839-1908)

Ouida (1839-1908) Ouida (1839-1908) ‘… was the pen name of the English novelist Maria Louise Rame (although she preferred to be known as Marie Louise de la Ramee)…’

Ouida was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and she is listed in both of his address books at S Alessio Per Lucca, Italy (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895. See also Swedenborg Archive A183r Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892). Continue reading Ouida (1839-1908)

John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (1867-1941)

Mount Rushmore John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (1867-1941) ‘… was a Danish-American artist and sculptor famous for creating the monumental presidents’ heads at Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, the famous carving on Stone Mountain near Atlanta, as well as other public works of art including a head of Abraham Lincoln, exhibited in Theodore Roosevelt’s White House and held in the United States Capitol Crypt in Washington, D.C….’

Gutzon Borglum was the son of homeopath Jens Borglu (Jens changed his name to James Miller Borglum and practiced in Freemont Nebraska) (Dan Simmons, Black Hills, (Quercus, 1 Jan 2011). Page 211).  Continue reading John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (1867-1941)

Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988)

Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) ‘… was a prominent Japanese American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. Known for his sculpture and public works, Noguchi also designed stage sets for various Martha Graham productions, and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, some of which are still manufactured and sold…’

Isamu Noguchi was a friend of homeopath and Swedenborgian Charles Samuel Mack, who offered him a home at 212 Maple Street sometime in 1921-22 (Masayo Duus, Peter Duus, The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey Without Borders, (Princeton University Press, 16 Oct 2006). Page 90.

Isamu Noguchi was also a student of Gutzon Borglum, who was the son of homeopath Jens Borglu (Jens changed his name to James Miller Borglum and practiced in Freemont Nebraska) (Dan Simmons, Black Hills, (Quercus, 1 Jan 2011). Page 211).

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Charles Samuel Mack (1856-1930)

Charles Samuel Mack (1856-1930) Charles Samuel Mack (1856-1930) (photo from http://um2017.org/faculty-history/faculty/charles-samuel-mack) was an American Physician and Coroner who converted to homeopathy (Anon, Transactions of the … Session of the American Institute of Homeopathy, Volume 53, (The Institute, 1897). Pages 796 and 821) to become Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics at the Homeopathic University of Michigan in 1889 (Anon, The North American Journal of Homeopathy, (American Medical Union, 1889). Page 631) and Secretary of the Homeopathic Faculty University of Michigan in 1893 (Anon, Ann Arbor city directories, (1893). Page 118), and Professor of Materia Media at the Hahnemann College of Homeopathy in Chicago in 1897 (Anon, The Clinique, Volume 18, (Hahnemann Hospital of the City of Chicago, Illinois Homeopathic Medical Association, Homeopathic Medical Society of the State of Wisconsin, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital (Chicago, Ill.), 1897). Page 655), and a member of the Homeopathic Medical Society of the State of Michigan in 1903 (Anon, Transaction, Volume 34, (Homeopathic Medical Society of the State of Michigan, 1903). Page 28).

Charles Samuel Mack was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and is listed in both of his address books at La Porte Indiana, USA (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895. See also Swedenborg Archive A183r Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892). (NB: Charles Samuel Mack moved from Boston to 57th street and Lake Avenue, Hyde Park, Illinois in 1889 (Anon, Southern Journal of Homeopathy, Volume 7, (Southern Journal Publishing Company, 1889). Page 156)).

Charles Samuel Mack was also a Swedenborgian Pastor (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isamu_Noguchi), and interest he shared with James John Garth Wilkinson and possibly also with Henry James senior (Austin Warren, The Elder Henry James, (Books for Libraries Press, 1 Jan 1970). Page 242).  Continue reading Charles Samuel Mack (1856-1930)

Mojola Agbebi (1860–1917)

Mojola Agbebi (1860–1917) Mojola Agbebi (1860–1917) ‘… was a Nigerian Yoruba Baptist minister, the president of the independent Baptist Church in Lagos, and of the Yoruba Baptist Association…’

Mojola Agbebi was a friend of James John Garth Wilkinson and is listed in his 1895 address book at the Congo Training Institute, Colwyn Bay, N Wales, and in Lagos (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895). Agbebi is entered under his birth name as ‘… Rev. David Brown Vincent  (now Mojola)…’ in the ‘Where is it?’ address book at The Parsonage, African Church, Lagos, West Africa (Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892). Continue reading Mojola Agbebi (1860–1917)