Friends pf the Dickens Forum:

In the early chapters of *Martin Chuzzlewit,* old Martin writes and 
destroys a will, and the subsequent chapters
deal with his various family members' attempt to ingratiate themselves 
in his favor. *Our Mutual Friend* makes
extensive use of the will throughout, from the stipulations placed on 
John Harmon's inheritance, to the various
wills discovered by Boffin and Wegg in the mounds. There are undoubtedly 
more...
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> -Adam Grener
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> School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies
> Victoria University of Wellington
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