The Long Lost Friend (Grimoire)

The Long Lost Friend was written by German-American Johann George Hohman, and documents folk magic practices in the 19th century Pennsylvania Dutch community.

It consists of a list of spells, some of which are simply recipes, others which are folk cures with no particular magical element, and others that call on divine assistance and magical talismans. The problems that these spells set out to remedy provide a window into the needs and desires of their community of origin, and the style of "low" magic, associated with common people, which is more commonly passed through oral tradition.

The magical practices Pennsylvania Dutch Hoodoo draws upon this grimoire.

This grimoire is in the tradition of Cyprian

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