In Trust for his Behoof
Was he born into a wealthy family? Was he indeed the well-heeled, Trinity College educated barrister he was always purported to have been? Did he really lose an action he had taken in the Scottish courts to recover a lost fortune said to have been due for inheritance by his wife? And, of prime interest, why, at the age of fifty five years, did he make the decision to sell his mansion and flourishing business, and bring his family half way around the world to establish a new life in the Australian colonies?
… and just why did his uncle forbid the receipt of his inheritance for as long as he continued to live under the same roof as his own mother?
A5, 146 pages.