The Winthrop Woman - Chapter Twenty-Two Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Twenty-Two Summary

At his home in Pequot, Connecticut (which later becomes New London) Jack Winthrop receives a letter from his father John, who appears to be trying to help Bess. Jack has given Bess and Will six acres and a home in town, but Will is unhappy about being dependent again.

Jack tells Bess that Robert Feake is in jail in England after having confessed to murdering his apprentice, Ralph; however, there is some doubt that Ralph is even dead. Bess feels sure Robert did not commit the crime but does believe that he struggles with demons.

Bess gives birth to a healthy boy, while Jack's wife gives birth to a girl they name Martha, after John Winthrop's new wife. Will and Bess help Jack with his business dealings and medicines, and Jack writes two more letters on their behalf to Governor Stuyvesant...

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