A father disinherits his daughter because he disapproves of the man she marries. The husband's plot to regain his father-in-laws estate leads to fatal consequences.
An uncle teaches his nieces and nephews lessons about economics, gentility, and falls in love with a worthy woman.
A young woman and her mother find themselves in reduced circumstances after a fire that devastates New York City. The daughter is supported in her efforts to earn a living by an older female friend of the family, who narrates the story, and a mature…