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The System of the World - Book 8: Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Book 8: Chapter 10 Summary

Castle, Newgate Prison, Sept. 29, 1714

White visits Jack Shaftoe in prison and tells him he has plans for him and Dappa. White tells Jack that he must make a statement accusing Sir Isaac of committing treason and counterfeiting guineas. In return, Jack and his sons will be given freedom. Jack suspects that White is lying and he doubts that White will follow through on his promises.

Book 8: Chapter 10 Analysis

White's offer appears flawed and Jack feels that he no longer has to be blackmailed or controlled by malicious motives. Jack decides to consider White's offer but also to wait for other offers, as he believes that many people are interested in the information he has about coinage.

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