He is very much a product of the South and of the time in which he lives. He believes everyone has a place in society and that everyone should behave accordingly. He feels he slighted Lucas Beauchamp when he offers him money and he is very ashamed of his behavior.
He is a landowner, a southern gentleman and a black man. During the time period of this novel, he is considered less than a man by the people around him. However, he acts as if he is not a black man but simply a man.
He puts himself on the line to help prove Lucas's innocence. He refuses payment for the simple fact that he did not believe Lucas in the first place.
Miss Eunice Habersham
She is the last living member of a very old family that has lived in this county...
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