Casting the Runes, and Other Ghost Stories - Study Guide The Treasure of Abbot Thomas Summary & Analysis

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An antiquarian called Mr. Somerton examines text that refers to a treasure hidden by the Abbot Thomas at the abbey at Steinfeld. He also examines descriptions of the windows at the chapel there. Mr. Somerton is intrigued by the treasure. He and his servant go on a journey, but the servant eventually writes to Somerton's friend Mr. Gregory. He tells him that Mr. Somerton has fallen ill and asks Gregory to come to Steinfeld. Gregory goes to see Somerton, wondering what may have befallen his friend. Somerton asks Gregory if he will put something back for him. Gregory does so and then returns to hear Somerton's story.

Somerton is at the chapel, examining the windows for clues to the location of the treasure. He finds some letters and deciphers it, learning it says 10,000 gold pieces are in the well...

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