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Patrick McCarthy <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:16:59 -0800
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Friends of the Dickens Forum,

Michael Allen <[log in to unmask]>, who unearths details 
about Dickens's
life and works which are brilliantly spot-on, has a 
request:                                (pjm)

> Dear Patrick,
> May I pick the collective brains of Dickens-Listers for information about
> Dickens' use of wills in his writings.  The will that brought riches to
> William Dorrit springs immediately to mind, and the will of Miss Havisham
> that Pip thought would deliver his great expectations but didn't.  Dickens
> also had David Copperfield working among the wills at Doctors' Commons.  But
> can anybody point me in the direction of wills elsewhere?
> Many thanks,
> Michael Allen.