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Daughter of Fortune Chapter Summary & Analysis - Business Dealings Summary

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Business Dealings Summary

John Sommers docks in San Francisco, having completed his second successful trip loaded with food from Chile. The produce and other delicacies he brought were bought up swiftly at astounding prices, so Paulina has been able to buy another ship to increase her profits. Other people have heard about the success of this shipping line and try to duplicate it with ice ships from Alaska, but they just can't compete with the lush products that Paulina is able to load in Chile.

While eating dinner one night, John is surprised by his old friend, Jacob Todd. He hasn't seen him since he had left him in England to regain his honor and reputation. Todd has changed his name to Jacob Freemont and is working as a reporter for a New York newspaper. He loves his new life. John tells him about Eliza and Joaquin, and...

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