The Alleged Haunting of B--- House

The Alleged Haunting of B--- House

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...It was arranged that if anything occurred within the observation of himself or his son, the scientific value of which rendered it, in their judgment, desirable to publish a notice of it in The----, the notice should be published under avowedly false names and geographical indications. Mr. "Z." was unable to come himself, but his son arrived this day. Mr. L. C. Powles (a Member of the S. P. R.) arrived while we were out, and made a tour of inspection alone of the outside of the house and the ground-floor rooms. He intuitively fixed on the window of No 3 as that of a "haunted" room, and has since, equally by intuition, diagnosed the drawing-room and library as "creepy," and the dining-room as definitely cheerful. (This coincides with our experience.) My own experiences to-day were confined to ejection from a high waggonette, while waiting at the station for Mr. "Z.," the horse having bolted at the appearance of the train. No phenomena. We are putting Mr. "Z.," at his own request, in No. 3, the "ghost-room." February 23rd, Tuesday.--Pouring wet. N 0 phenomena. Visit to glen impossible. Mr. and Mrs. R (local residents) came to lunch. Though in great pain I was able to see them for a few minutes, and both inquired whether we had had any experience of the reported hauntings, of which, however, they could give us no details. February 24th, Wednesday.--Mr. "Z." left early. (N.B.--No phenomena reported by any one during his visit; he himself slept soundly in the "haunted" room, but does it the justice to acknowledge that he "could sleep through an earthquake") Miss Murray (the daughter of a landowner of the district) arrived. Mr. Garford (an...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236983432
  • 9781236983435