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Issue Details: First known date: 1897... 1897 A Ghost's Marriage
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Two young men on their way to Paris meet on a stage-coach - one a nobleman's son about to enter the army; the other a merchant's son about to get married. The latter dies and the nobleman decides to go and inform his fiancee's family of his death - but when he arrives cannot bear to break the news. He eats and at the end of the meal announces he is a ghost. The family learns their prospective son-in-law is dead and their daughter goes into mourning. She is soon comforted when the 'ghost' reappears and proposes. Whimsical. (PB)

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    Western Europe, Europe,
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