Contains some revisions in pencil. Typing completed by HPL before September 20, 1925. (SL 196, HPL to Clark Ashton Smith, Sep. 20, 1925: "I enclose the newest of my tales, which ... I've typed before the other three previously written. ... The enclosed was written up from an idea ... of an undertaker imprisoned in a village vault"). First published in The Tryout, 10, No. 6 (Nov 1925).