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barber, ghosts, murder, folk tale, gambling, trick
Typed copy of a folk tale appearing in the Chronicle of the Times of Reading, dated January 7, 1825. The unknown author tells the story of a man pretending to be a ghost in order to trick the gambling patrons at an inn and take their money.
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Author, Unknown, ""The Barber's Ghost," January 7, 1825" (1825). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 185.
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