Plymouth Plantation Summary Chapter 13

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As said before, Perry, Jesse, and Hyacinth run away from the Baxter’s place to meet up with other slaves, including Perry’s grandma, to head to Ohio. When they get to the river they need to cross after already meeting up with the other slaves, Colonel Botfield and Miss Polly’s Dad catch them boarding the boat. When they are caught, Colonel Botfield starts shooting at them and kills the man who was aiding them, and hits one the slaves in the shoulder, Thomas. After that, Jesse runs to hide after falling off the boat and cannot find Thomas or Perry. In the meantime he hears gunfire and flattens himself as flat as he can get to his hiding spot. While the gunfire is exchanged he sees that Mr.Baxter has fallen and in each eye is an x. Colonel
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