- Tillinghast, Dutee
- In The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, a ship-captain who is in the employ of Joseph Curwen in eighteenth-century Providence. Evidently under some terrible compulsion, he is forced to permit Curwen to marry his only daughter, Eliza, so that Curwen can repair his reputation in Providence society. Eliza and Curwen have a daughter, Ann. After Curwen’s apparent death, Eliza resumes her maiden name; Ann Tillinghast later marries Welcome Potter, Charles Dexter Ward’s great-greatgrandfather.
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