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The Alleged Haunting of B---- House

Including a Journal Kept During the Tenancy of Colonel Lemesurier Taylor

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,374 / 159 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 12,967
Added to site: 2005.08.18
mnybks.net#: 11439
Origin: gutenberg.org
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the greater part of their rent, which had been paid in advance. The evidence of Mr. H---- himself, of his butler, and of several guests, will be found in due chronological sequence.

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When Colonel Taylor, one of the fundamental members of the London Spiritualist Alliance, a distinguished member of the S.P.R., whose name is associated both in this country and in America with the investigation of haunted houses, offered to take a lease of B---- House, after the lease had been resigned by Mr. H----, the proprietor made no objection whatever. Indeed, the only allusion made to the haunting was the expression of a hope on the part of Captain S----'s agents in Edinburgh, that Colonel Taylor would not make it a subject of complaint, as had been done by Mr. H----, in reply to which they were informed that Colonel Taylor was thoroughly well aware of what had happened during Mr. H----'s tenancy, and would undertake to make no complaint on the subject. Captain S---- having th

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 2.5 from 2 reviews: ***
2012.10.20
Greg B
**...

Today we have great electronic tools and devices for the investigation of haunings. But in the late 1800's they just recorded whatthey saw and heard. This book is interesting in the methods they used, but the book does seem to drag on.

2010.10.09
angel
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