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Written by Bryndl
(9/22/2006 1:59 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Mrs Jennings' ample jointure., penned by Mandy N
I would think that the term 'jointure' would suggest a legacy, as opposed to outright control of the money. Although, even if Mrs. Jennings doesn't have control of all the money, she still represents an independently wealthy woman, a rare sight indeed.
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