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Chapter 4 - (VERSO)

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Abraham Lloyd lost every dollar he possessed and his family were reduced to utter poverty. Andrew Cameron might have been forgiven for a mistake; but there was a strong suspicion, amounting to almost certainty, that he had been guilty of something far worse than a mistake in regard to his uncle’s investment. Nothing could be legally proved; but it was certain that Andrew Cameron, already noted for his “sharp practices” emerged with improved finances from an entanglement that had ruined many better men; and Old Doctor Lloyd had died broken-hearted, believing that his nephew had deliberately



From "Old Lady Lloyd."