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Amos Fortune: Free Man Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Arrival at Jaffrey Summary

Elizabeth Yates
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The Arrival at Jaffrey Summary

Amos saved up for months before he packed up his family and moved to Jaffrey, aware that they would not be able to take many orders, until they could establish their new home. The journey was long and hard, with many hardships that included a lack of food and safety. Amos was not a young man anymore, being seventy-one by this point, and he was concerned about reestablishing himself and finding a customer base. However, Amos still believed this was the best thing for him and his family.

When they arrived at Jaffrey, the town constable greeted Amos. The constable told them they were not welcome, that the town did not have room for another family of free blacks. The constable told Amos this, because it was his duty to protect the town. He needed and to keep the town from...

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