The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary and Analysis

By the beginning of the year 1766, Captain Farmer buys a large sloop named Nancy and Equiano is chosen as part of the crew to sail to Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, he sells many of his goods to Quakers. While in the city, Equiano happens upon an evangelical sermon conducted by the famous George Whitfield, and is struck at how boisterous and fevered everyone is.

They sail first to Georgia and then back to Montserrat. In their travels, the captain becomes close with a dying silversmith who promises the captain his large fortune in exchange for caring for him as he dies, and so the captain is very attentive to this man. The silversmith dies, but much to the captain and Equiano's disappointment, the silversmith has only a dollar and a half to his name, not even enough to buy a coffin.

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