Here, William! Take this red ear of corn, I don't need it anymore.
Umm. . .
I've been coming for Mercy the whole time, and someday I intend to marry her when I have something to offer to her. Do you think I have a chance?
Oh, John! This is wonderful! Of course, you have a chance!
Where is the charter?
Hmm, I don't know. *wink*
At the husking bee, all of the young people are all together, husking corn, singing songs, listening to the fiddle, eating cakes and apple cider, looking at the beautiful Autumn colors, and finding the red ear of corn.
Kit realizes why John has been coming all this time. He has been coming for Mercy, not Judith. He intends on marrying Mercy, someday when he has something to offer her. When John arrives, there is a mix-up and everyone thinks that John is asking Judith's hand in marriage. Then, Mercy confronts John and Judith and congratulates them.
Governor Andros is the new governor appointed by the King to take away the colonists charter which is a document that proves Connecticut's rules and laws. During a meeting, when it was dark, William took the charter and hid it somewhere.