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1855-10-22 (2), pl_012052016_1626_30538_946.pdf
Kneeland presents Pastrana and his examination of her to the Boston Society of Natural History. Quotes from Kneeland's report but also states that "the girl was present at this meeting of the Society, was freely and carefully examined. She was found…

World Cat, 1888.pdf
(needs translation)

The Lancet London, Google Books.pdf
Autopsy and embalming of Pastrana and child by J. Sokolov

Bulletin de la Societe Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou, 33 (1860), uc1.b3090746-623-1479924427.pdf
Dr. Sokoloff gave a presentation about the mummification of Pastrana and her son.

Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, 12.1,1856, p. 1, mdp.39015018395189-255-1479923665.pdf
Quotes from pamphlet, Dr. Mott, and Dr. Brainerd, Questions term "hybrid," description of physical appearance. Concludes: "there is nothing uncommon in her person nor in her gait."

A Second Joice Heth II, mdp.39015062776011-91-1479922367.pdf
Brief discussion of P.T. Barnum and Mr. Boon (showman associated with Pastrana's performance in Massachusetts). Inclusion of Dr. Mott's letter--but specifies that it was written by the son of the more esteemed Dr. Mott.
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