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(? -? ) US real estate dealer (in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin), doctor (apparently medical) and author of a Lost Race tale, In Quest of Life; Or, the Revelations of the Wiyatatao of Zipantl: The Last High Priest of the Aztecs (1898), which depicts a civilization of Toltecs which practices human sacrifice, the exudate from victims melding with mysterious Underground waters to create an elixir of life (see Immortality); after a Disaster a priest, by impregnating the dismembered torso of his wife, birth of a son and the continuation of his world. Williams's interest in seminal matters was earlier expressed in the nonfiction Be Not Deceived; Or, Instructions to Young Men on Spermatorrhoea, or Seminal Weakness, Etc [for full title see Checklist below] (1868). [JC]
Dr Thaddeus Warsaw Williams
- In Quest of Life; Or, the Revelations of the Wiyatatao of Zipantl: The Last High Priest of the Aztecs (New York: F Tennyson Neely, 1898) [hb/nonpictorial]
- Be Not Deceived; Or, Instructions to Young Men on Spermatorrhoea, or Seminal Weakness, &c, from Solitary Abuse and Other Causes: Designed to Disabuse the Minds of Those Who have Erred in Youth, or are Afflicted with Involuntary Seminal Losses, of the Imaginary Evils and Unfounded Apprehensions Excited by Quacks for Mercenary Purposes (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: no publisher given, 1868) [nonfiction: binding unknown/]
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