Mitch Horowitz (author of Occult America) included Pioneer Prophetess: Jemima Wilkinson, the Publick Universal Friend by Herbert A. Wisbey Jr. in his list of Esoteric Classics on BoingBoing on October 1. Horowitz writes:
Pioneer Prophetess by Herbert A. Wisbey. Jr.
A painstakingly researched biography of one of the least-known but widely influential occult figures in American history: the Publick Universal Friend, a spirit channeler who became the nation’s first female religious leader in 1776.