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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America - Part 2, Remains of the Day Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Remains of the Day Summary

Julia became pregnant and Holmes agreed to marry her only if she were to abort the baby. He would perform the operation on the night of Christmas Eve. She agreed. When Christmas Eve arrived, she put Pearl to bed and spent time with an older couple who had moved into one of the apartments in the building. Later, she met Holmes in the room prepared for her operation. However, the operation was never performed, and Pearl never saw Christmas morning.

Holmes paid Charles Chappell to clean Julia's bones and skull and create an articulated skeleton. He proceeded to sell the finished product to a medical school in Chicago.

The other couple that lived in the building questioned Holmes regarding the whereabouts of Julia and Pearl. They could not believe that she would have left on...

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