By Audrey Thomas
During this old novel in response to actual occasions, Letitia Landon and George Maclean marry in June 1838 and sail off to West Africa. 8 weeks later she is lifeless from what seems to be an overdose of prussic acid. Her health care provider and a chemist swear they by no means prescribed or made up this type of solution.
The secret is rarely resolved. The send that introduced Letitia's joyful letters to London was once a similar one who introduced her loss of life. all types of rumours fly round. Complicating concerns is the presence of Thomas Birch Freeman, a Wesleyan missionary. A letter he writes after Letitia's dying motives difficulty for George Maclean. Brodie Cruickshank, in command of the citadel at Anamaboe, a number of miles away, additionally turns out to have fallen in love with Letitia.
But what particularly occurred to Letitia during this unique and hazardous position to this point clear of her domestic?
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