A struggling prospector strikes a rich lead, and suddenly finds himself a rich man. Lillian, his daughter, is given the full benefit of her father's wealth. She starts east to visit her aunt, who takes her to Europe and introduces her into society. There Lady Somers takes a fancy to her, and is announced in the society columns as a wealthy heiress from the west. Lord Francis's attorney calls his Lordship's attention to this notice, and it is agreed if a suitable settlement can be secured from Lillian's income, he might consider a matrimonial alliance with her. The attorney calls on Lady Somers, and a meeting is arranged between Lillian and Lord Francis. The contracting parties show a friendly disposition towards each other, and decide that they will be married and consider the transaction merely a friendly relationship, she allowing him a certain portion of her income from her father. Lord Francis possesses ability as a writer, submits a manuscript for a novel to a London publisher. ... Written by
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Released as a split reel along with the drama Jealousy
(1911). See more