Foxfire 9 - The General Store Summary & Analysis

Eliot Wigginton
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The General Store Summary and Analysis

This chapter begins with a tale of a general store owner who could not read. He used pictures to record items purchased in order to issue credit, and on occasion, had difficulty deciphering his drawings. In the first section, the Moore family is interviewed about their general store, known as the Fort Hembree store. The family tree is listed, from Aaron Moore, who immigrated from Ireland, through John Singleton, the author. Aaron Moore immigrated in 1740, was a captain in the Army, and settled in Rutherford County. One of his children was John Moore, who gave life to another son named John in 1811. A newspaper article about John notes he was adventurous. Eventually, he purchased land and found gold. He sold this land, along with his mine, for a large sum and moved back to Tusquittee, where he...

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