Tom Walker and his are a poor couple with a starving horse that lives in Boston, Massachusetts and is willing to do anything to become wealthy.
Tom's wife wants him to sell his soul to the devil for wealth but Tom refuses to do so.
Tom's wife goes missing so he goes to sell his sou but refuses to be the captain of a slave ship so he makes the deal to become a loan shark and when done paying his dues tothe devil he will recieve the buried treasure.
Tom realizes that he has really made a bad decision so he decides that even though he has sold his soul and became a loan shark that he would attend church every Sunday so that he can save himself
Tom Walker's home and all of his possessioins were burned down
Tom walker dies and was never able to recieve the buried treasure that was agreed upon in the deal.