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And because he had quarrelled with his nevy George and made up with his niece, Amelia, he wanted to punish him and reward her.

I came to know how my brother and then his nevy acted to protect their interests, even though that involved the suppression of legal documents and other criminal acts.

My nevy and his wife were very put about at this, for the idea of a marriage between two of their enemies appalled them, though nothing was said before me or Mr Fortisquince.

And I saw my way clear since I knew which was the drawer of his bureau where my nevy kept his title-deeds and other important documents.

Far from being lost, it was restored to my nevy only a few days later.

Though my nevy and his wife have treated her generously, they have never shewn her any kindness.

Indeed, I believe it was first known for certain that the codicil existed only when your poor mother, John, sent a copy of it to my nevy in support of her claim to the annuity.

But first I have to explain a lot of family history so that you will understand why it is that as soon as the Huffam line is declared extinct, my nevy will produce the purloined will.

Jeoffrey Huffam had quarrelled with his nevy, George Maliphant, and so the will created an entirely new situation in which, if the entail upon his grandson, John Huffam, and his heirs failed, then it went to another branch of our family.

But this is why they are determined that he will marry the heiress, and now that my nevy is so ill I believe they will have their way.

Jeoffrey Huffam had quarrelled with his nevy, George Maliphant, and so the will created an entirely new situation in which, if the entail upon his grandson, John Huffam, and his heirs failed, then it went to another branch of our family.