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Amos Fortune: Free Man Chapter Summary & Analysis - Woburn 1740-1779 Summary

Elizabeth Yates
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Woburn 1740-1779 Summary

Ichabod Richardson was more stern the Copelands, though a quiet and kind man. Amos settled in quickly with Richardson and his wife, asking only that he be allowed to travel to Boston when the slave ships came in. Richardson agreed, as long as Amos behaved himself.

Richardson taught Amos his tanning profession, a knowledge that would sustain Amos the rest of his life. Over the thirty years Amos would remain with the Richardsons, Amos worked hard and behaved well. During this time, the colonies were becoming unhappy with the iron fist with which the English king ruled, and Amos continued to search for his sister at every auction that advertised young, African women. One day, Amos asked Ichabod Richardson for his freedom. After Ichabod agreed to it, with a few requirements on Amos's part, Amos gave Mrs. Richardson a small mirror. Mrs. Richardson offered Amos...

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