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05-24-2005, 06:07 PM
answer to luis's question---money<br><br> When Dr. Roylott was in India he married my mother, Mrs.<br>Stoner, the young widow of Major-General Stoner, of the Bengal<br>Artillery. My sister Julia and I were twins, and we were only<br>two years old at the time of my mother's re-marriage. She had a<br>considerable sum of money -- not less than lOOO pounds a year -- and<br>this she bequeathed to Dr. Roylott entirely while we resided with<br>him, with a provision that a certain annual sum should be<br>allowed to each of us in the event of our marriage. Shortly after<br>our return to England my mother died -- she was killed eight<br>years ago in a railway accident near Crewe. Dr. Roylott then<br>abandoned his attempts to establish himself in practice in London<br>and took us to live with him in the old ancestral house at Stoke<br>Moran. The money which my mother had left was enough for all<br>our wants, and there seemed to be no obstacle to our happiness