ing to find his former love, ascertained that she was the wife of another.
He took the child Myra, placed her under the care of a friend, and had her most liberally educated.-- Zulime lived for a long time after that, at- tained the age of 78 years, and died at New Orleans but a few years since.
Clark, whose business talent was proverbial, amassed an immense fortune in Louisiana, Missouri, Kentucky and Maryland, which he bequeathed by will, in 1813, to his mother, Mary Clark, naming Beverly Chew and Richard Relf, bankers of New Orleans, as executors.
Charges have been preferred against the executors of bad faith and mismanagement, but however that may be, Myra — then Mrs. Whitney--having discovered at maturity that her mother had been the wife of the deceased millionaire, with an impulse of honorable affection for which she cannot be too highly praised, determined to assert her right, as the legitimate child and consequent heiress to the entire property.
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