The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

As Mr. Hollybrass leads Charlotte to Captain Jaggery's cabin, she is disgusted with Zachariah and his negative comments about the captain. Charlotte walks into Jaggery's cabin and is amazed by its fine furnishings. Captain Jaggery greets her and makes her feel at home. He impresses her with his courtesy. Jaggery learns that Charlotte's father is an officer for the company that owns the Seahawk. Jaggery establishes a friendship with Charlotte before warning her that since the crew is unrefined there may come times when he must act harshly toward them to maintain order among them. He tells Charlotte that the only arms on the ship are locked in his safe.

Captain Jaggery asks Charlotte to be his eyes and ears on the ship and let him know about what the crew is doing. He especially wants her to be on the lookout for...

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