Hurd Applegate is about 60 years old, tall and stooped. Along with his sister Adelia he is the current owner and occupier of Tower Mansion. Hurd was responsible for the addition of a second tower to the mansion, identical to the original one. He is an avid collector of rare stamps.[1] When he was robbed of forty-thousand dollars in securities and jewels, he hired Fenton Hardy to take on the case.[2] He initially suspected his caretaker Henry Robinson to be the thief.[3]


The Hardy Boys

1. The Tower Treasure
11. While the Clock Ticked
100. The Secret of the Island Treasure


  1. The Hardy Boys #1 The Tower Treasure (1959) pp50,51
  2. The Hardy Boys #1 The Tower Treasure (1959) p52
  3. The Hardy Boys #1 The Tower Treasure (1959) p53

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