Tom Walker and his wife have many problems. Because of these problems Tom Walker crosses path with the devil.
The devil tries to pursaude Tom to make a deal with him. Tom thinks long and hard about making the deal. This wife's tries to force him into making it and when he starts to take too long she goes ahead and makes the deal with the devil herself.
Tom Walker's wife disappears in the woods. Tom hides in his house knowing he did not fulfill his deal and the devil will be after him soon. Then he hear three knocks.
The devil is at Tom's door and is there to collect Tom's soul.
Poor Tom Walker was never seen again. His money and estate was manged by the people of Boston. But, when the people went to access his money they found nothing there. Today there is still a legend that he black horse and Tom's soul can be seen.