What I have not been able to find are any photographs of Edgar de Valcourt-Vermont through the internet. If you come across one, please send me a digital copy!
- Saint-Germain, Comte C. de. Practical Astrology: a Simple Method of Casting Horoscopes: The Language of the Stars, easily Comprehended. Laird & Lee Publishers; Chicago, 1901.
- Saint-Germain, Comte C. de. Practical Hypnotism: Theories and Experiments. Laird & Lee Publishers; Chicago, 1901.
- Saint-Germain, Comte C. de. Practical Palmistry. Laird & Lee Publishers; Chicago, 1897.
- Valcourt-Vermont, Edgar de. America Heraldica. Bretano Publishing: New York, 1887. Illustrated by Auguste Leroy.
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This picture is of Emma Calve. She has signed this photograph to the Count. It reads: "To M. Comte
In English this translates to: "To Mister Count Saint-Germain, the Grand Chiromancer, (literal translation) able to see me put it real, Emma Calve, 1897."
From the National Archives via Ancestry.com:
Valcourt-Vermont, Edourd. Boarder. White. Male. Birth: January 1848. Age: 52. Married: 20y. Marriage Date: 1880. From: France. Immigration Year: 1885. Residence: Chicago Ward 34, Cook, Illinois
Valcourt-Vermont, Anna. Border. White. Female. Birth: March 1849. Age: 51. Married: 20y. Marriage Date: 1880. From: Belgium. Residence: Chicago Ward 34, Cook, Illinois.
The address taken from a photocopy (on Ancestry.com) of the census records is: 5630 Woodlawn Avenue
Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 34, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T623_ 289; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 1077.
This letter is currently available for purchase at AbeBooks.com for $40.00
It's not the best picture, but it definitely places our man in Chicago, Illinois in 1897.