Blood on the River Setting

Elisa Carbone
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London

The first few chapters take place in London, where Samuel has been in the poorhouse, on the streets and finally in an orphanage. He is cared for by the operator of the orphanage, Reverend Hunt, who takes Samuel and Richard from the orphanage to James Town colony. London is the seat of English government and power, and where all the James Town settlers embark from. It is dirty, full of people and full of dangers for those who fall afoul of its laws.

The Susan Constant

Samuel, Richard, James, Capt. Smith, Rev. Hunt and several gentlemen travel to James Town aboard the Susan Constant. They are never permitted on deck except when emptying slop pails or getting food buckets. They are confined to the "'tween deck," which is stinky, hot and unpleasant during their journey. Samuel suffers a fever and nearly dies there. It is also where Capt...

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