Old Peter Fogg, uncle to William Fogg, has a stroke of paralysis and is ordered to the seaside by Dr. Jack Manly, who is in love with Milly, William Fogg's daughter. Milly, however, is in love with Loring, an adventurer, whom Jim Marvin, William Fogg's gardener, believes to be the man that eloped with his (Jim's) wife. The gardener tells Manly of his suspicions and swears vengeance should they prove to be true. Milly, horrified, overhears the conversation. Grace Marvin, an adventuress, hears of Peter Fogg's millions, and scheming to get possession of them, scrapes up an acquaintance with the old man. Grace's pretended kindness and affection win old Peter's love and he marries her. Loring, hearing his old friend and sweetheart, Grace, has married the Fogg millions, at once ceases his attentions to Milly and hastens to the seaside to renew his acquaintance with Grace. Old Fogg finds Loring and Grace in each other's arms, has an apoplectic stroke and drops dead, leaving Grace his sole ...
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