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Amos Fortune: Free Man Chapter Summary & Analysis - Boston 1725-1740 Summary

Elizabeth Yates
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Boston 1725-1740 Summary

Caleb Copeland's wife was not surprised when her husband brought home a young, African boy instead of the money for the cloth he went into town to sell. Celia Copeland took an instant liking to the boy, thinking that he would be the same age as her son, had they not waited to have children. Celia set the boy up in a small room off the kitchen, though the boy did not know to sleep on the cot, preferring the floor, and did not know to use a fork with which to eat.

Celia decided that she would teach this boy just like she taught her own children. They called him Amos, because when Caleb asked him his name, he did not understand the syllables At-mun spoke. In time, Amos became a part of the family, working hard to learn how to weave cloth with...

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