The Haunted House A True Ghost Story

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Walter Hubbell spent six weeks living in the haunted house in Amherst and investigating an account of the mysterious manifestations that took place in the presence of Esther Cox in Amherst. The introduction states, "The manifestations described in this story commenced one year ago. No person has yet been able to ascertain their cause. Scientific men from all parts of Canada and the United States have investigated them in vain. Some people think that electricity is the principal agent; others, mesmerism; whilst ...
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Walter Hubbell spent six weeks living in the haunted house in Amherst and investigating an account of the mysterious manifestations that took place in the presence of Esther Cox in Amherst. The introduction states, "The manifestations described in this story commenced one year ago. No person has yet been able to ascertain their cause. Scientific men from all parts of Canada and the United States have investigated them in vain. Some people think that electricity is the principal agent; others, mesmerism; whilst others again, are sure they are produced by the devil. Of the three supposed causes, the latter is certainly the most plausible theory, for some of the manifestations are remarkably devilish in their appearance and effect. For instance, the mysterious setting of fires, the powerful shaking of the house, the loud and incessant noises and distinct knocking, as if made by invisible sledge-hammers, on the walls; also, the strange actions of the household furniture, which moves about in the broad daylight without the slightest visible cause. As these strange things only occur while Miss Esther Cox is present, she has become known as the "Amherst Mystery" throughout the entire country." The Great Amherst Mystery was a notorious case of reported poltergeist activity in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada between 1878 and 1879. From Wikipedia "The frightened family called in a doctor. During his visit, bedclothes moved, scratching noises were heard, and the words "Esther Cox, you are mine to kill" appeared on the wall by the head of Esther's bed. The following day the doctor administered sedatives to Esther to calm her and help her sleep, whereupon more noises and flying objects manifested themselves. Attempts to communicate with the "spirit" resulted in tapped responses to questions."
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  • ISBN-13: 9781438511894
  • Publisher: Standard Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/17/2009
  • Pages: 68
  • Sales rank: 1,050,900
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

    Horrible

    I found this book to be nothing about a haunted house! Quit reading it about halfway through. Waste of money!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2012

    Good story

    Very good

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2012

    Freaky

    This is a freaky story

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 27, 2014

    a fun short read

    interesting bit of history

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2012

    Recommended

    Very enjoyable book. Short but interesting.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2014

    ?...... ?????

    Should i get it label your comment/review to the comment below i just dont want to waste my $$$ thank you! :D

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2014

    Ridiculous

    This is very far-fetched, even for a ghost story. Author writes well however.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2014

    Dont look a gift horse in the mouth or complain as to the

    Size of your white elephant as a freebie is a freebie just check sample for format as free can be unreadable this was a great time for paranormal scams read about poor old Doyle and the photos of faries taken and made by two teen age girls.

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    Posted March 20, 2012

    Hi

    Hi

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