Jonas murders Montague and is exposed, so takes his own life. Old Martin's senility is seen to be a sham and at a family conference young Martin's inheritance is restored and a blessing given to wed Mary, while Pecksniff is punished.
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Old Martin Chuzzlewit
I have made a new will. Every person in this room except Pecksniff will be named as a beneficiary for a minimum of £50. Anyone who addresses a single word to me on the subject of money from this time forth immediately forfeits his or her right to a legacy. Some who have been stalwart and selfless friends to Martin and Mary will receive much more generous bequests. Mr Tapley and Mrs Lupin - who I understand is soon to change her name to Tapley. Mr Pinch. Tom Pinch, whom I misjudged at first but ...