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Chains Setting & Symbolism

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The Linen Chest

The Linen Chest is Madam Lockton's prized possession because it is where she and her husband have hidden the Loyalist funds that will be used to bribe Patriot farmers to their cause. When the Locktons arrive at New York Harbor, Patriot soldiers demand to search their belongings, but Madam Lockton manages to keep them away from the linen chest, claiming it contains her unmentionables.

The List of Accomplices

The List of Accomplices is what Isabel steals from Master Lockton's library to use as evidence against the Loyalist Army. She presents the information to Colonel Regen of the Patriot Army in the hopes that it will ensure her passage to freedom. Although Colonel Regan promises to help Isabel return to Rhode Island in exchange for her information, he never follows through with his promise.

The Battery

The Battery is the fort on the southern tip of...

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