Date August 9 1887
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper The Daily Telegraph
The language of the text is the original used in the newspaper entry and as transcribed by Daniel F. Johnson. Records acquired by the Provincial Archives are not translated from the language in which they originate.
Supernatural - 'Haunted by Fire': Boston Herald - Woodstock, N.B., Aug. 6 - The people of this town are greatly excited over the strange and inexplicable scenes which for the past 24 hours have been enacted in a little two story frame house on Victoria Street occupied by Reginald C. HOYT, a picture frame dealer. His family, consisting of his wife, five children and two neices are in a state of mental fear, dread and anxiety and will probably vacate the house tonight. (see original) ... Mr. Hoyt is a brother of Rev. Leo. HOYT of Andover. - (see also D.T. Aug. 11 p.3 'Mysterious Fires In Woodstock are accounted for by the Press')