Uncle Tom's Cabin - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

While Eliza has apparently escaped from the Shelby plantation, Uncle Tom has remained faithful to his master and prepares to be taken away by Mr. Haley. Aunt Chloe is distraught and knows that she will probably never see Tom again and Tom's attempts to comfort his wife with religion do not work this morning. Mrs. Shelby enters the cabin on this unhappy scene and informs Tom that she will find out where he is to be taken and that she will do everything she can to buy him back soon.

Mr. Shelby has gone away on business for a few days so as to avoid this unpleasant departure but Master George arrives at the cabin just in time to see Tom leave. The Shelbys had not informed their son about Uncle Tom's being sold because the boy is so close to Tom. George gives Tom a dollar...

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