They were so miserly that they even conspired to cheat each other.
Bore the name of crowninshield and he recollected a mighty rich man of that name who made a regular display of wealth which he had acquired by buccaneering. "He's just ready for burning" said the black man with a growl of triumph.
No it is not it is peabody's
These are my grounds!
Crowninshield is just ready for burning
What these conditions were may be easily surmised, though tom never disclosed them publicly. They must have been very hard for he required time to think of them and he was not a man to stick at trifles when money was in view.
I don't know if I can do that...
You can obtain these riches but you have to win me over.
all her avarice was awakened it the mention of hidden gold, and she urged her husband to comply with the black mans terms, and secure what would make them wealthy for life
The black man showed me riches
Fine i will get the money myself and keep it all!
You have to comply and get the money
He said "Let us get hold of the property and we will endeavor to do without the woman."
Let me get hold of the valuables and I can do without my wife.
such was the end of Tom Walker and his ill-gotten wealth. Let all griping money brokers lay this story to heart.