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The System of the World - Book 6: Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Book 6: Chapter 23 Summary

The City of London

Dappa and Jones, an illiterate deckhand from the Minerva, go to Worth's coffeehouse, a financiers' meeting place, to wait for Mr. Sawyer, a financier. As they wait, Dappa reads a bill that states he is the property of Mr. Charles White and a bounty has been placed on his head.

Book 6: Chapter 23 Analysis

Dappa is a refined black gentleman and the reader can deduce that his association with Eliza, Duchess of Qwghlm, is undoubtedly the reason behind the bill's circulation. Because of his skin color, Dappa can be used as a political pawn to persuade the Duchess do things against her will. Dappa refuses to be used as leverage to manipulate anyone's standings.

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