|The story was reprinted in this 1973 Mitchell collection.|| || “An Uncommon Sort of Spectre” |
by Edward Page Mitchell
First publication: The New York Sun, 30 Mar 1879
On the 1352 evening of the birth of quadruplets sons to the baroness of a Rhine castle, the baron himself entertains a traveler with memories of the coming 80 years.
For you allow that, while ghosts out of the future are unheard of, ghosts from the past are not infrequently encountered.