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The jumpers and invaders so emphasized the richness of the ground in dispute
that the price of Mount Morgan shares increased. The big company had so much
ground at Mount Morgan that intruders barely had space to swing a wildcat, but ...
A social giant in London, he spent his Mount Morgan dividends and more. His
second wife was a Boucicault, and at 42 Grosvenor Square, at Stanmore Hall in
Middlesex and Bylaugh Park in Norfolk, she was one of the fashionable
Moreover, it came in the year when his dividend from Mount Morgan was halved.
The company's shares were slipping. By the end of 1903 he had spent some £1
50,000 in drilling for oil in Persia, and had mortgaged tens of thousands of his ...
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