Caused through the troubles of a tender baby, Nancy investigates a small studio at the Chatham property. She discovers that there's a connection among the mysterious occurrences at send Cottage and her look for a treasure island. With simply half a map, Nancy units out to discover the guy who own the remainder of the map that might pinpoint the site of buried treasure. continuously beset by way of probability and intrigue, Nancy courageously outwits her enemies and solves some of the most hard circumstances in her profession as a teenage investigator.
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Let’s head again. ” After loading the picnic impede into the automobile, the 3 ladies crowded into front seat. Out of behavior, Bess reached for the button lock and pressed it down. “It does paintings! ” she exclaimed. George frowned at her cousin yet kept away from creating a remark. “On moment thought,” Nancy interposed, “I’d wish to cease and speak with Ellen’s father. i've got a photo to teach him and he’ll are looking to listen the excellent news in regards to the map. ” She became towards Wayland. Mr. Smith was once saddened to profit that his brother used to be lifeless. He conveniently pointed out the image, announcing, “John regarded precisely like my dad on the similar age. ” Mr. Smith expressed nice excitement over the restoration of the long-lost component of the dear map and stared at it eagerly. “This is my brother’s torn piece,” he declared definitely. “Now if simply I had my very own part! ” “Just once i am getting home,” acknowledged Nancy, “I’ll evaluate this with my replica of your part. ” “Has Mrs. Chatham truly promised to pay for the excursion? ” Mrs. Smith inquired. “I don’t wish to think about her spending quite a bit cash on whatever that can turn into a sadness. ” “Mrs. Chatham desires to do it,” Nancy guaranteed her. “The journey won't in basic terms be an day trip yet a holiday for her and Trixie. ” ahead of leaving the home, the ladies discovered that the police had now not stuck the thief who had burglarized the Smith domestic. even supposing Nancy didn't desire the stolen parchment, she feared that Spike Doty may possibly get to the buried treasure first. That night her father voiced an analogous opinion. “After what occurred to the version of the Warwick you need to be in your safeguard greater than ever,” he warned her. “The Browns and the others have established their ruthlessness. they won't hand over, Nancy, till the fortune is theirs. ” For a few hours she and her father studied the 2 sections of map, becoming them jointly and attempting to decipher Captain Tomlin’s writing. instructions for achieving the southern Atlantic island have been particularly transparent, yet one important part of a observe used to be lacking. “It will be a part of the island’s name,” Nancy commented ruefully. “Plainly it says, ‘Little—Im Island’, yet it’s effortless to determine extra letters seemed at the unique. ” “Little Island as a clue ability nothing,” Carson Drew remarked, glancing up from an atlas. “Mr. Smith acknowledged the island was once uncharted,” Nancy reminded her father. “That was once decades ago,” Mr. Drew spoke back. “No doubt it’s at the immense maps this present day. besides, I’ll take one other examine the entire islands. Here’s one. Little Palm—” “That’s it! ” Nancy cried out. “Little Palm Island! ” “How are you aware? How do we be certain? during this day trip a improper wager may possibly turn out to be very high priced. ” “I’m no longer guessing, Dad. The identify was once carved at the backside of the send version which was once stolen from my automobile at the present time. ” “Then every thing looks cleared up,” Mr. Drew declared in pride. “If Mrs. Chatham supplies her approval, we will constitution a boat. ” Upon studying that the misplaced part map have been recovered, Mrs. Chatham used to be much more enthusiastic than Nancy had dared desire.