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The Keepers of the House - Second Book of Abigail Summary & Analysis

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Second Book of Abigail Summary

Mrs. Abigail Howland Mason (daughter of William and Lorena) returned to her father's home 10 years after Margaret came to live with Howard. Abigail returned to her father's estate along with her own daughter, Miss Abigail Howland Mason. The marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Mason was struggling, and Gregory was eager to return to his English home. Abigail simply had nowhere else to go. They did not send word of their return, but upon arrival were treated warmly. Miss Abigail made the transition from city life to farm life. She adored her grandfather and spent increasing time with him as her mother's health failed. On a daily basis William and Margaret cared for Miss Abigail and she began to think of them as surrogate parents. She was close in age to Margaret's own children and played with them often. Robert was a...

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