The Husking Bee is an event when teens get to turn chores into fun and sing, dance and eat while husking the seasons corn this is mostly the only time they et to have fun.
John tells Kit that he loves Mercy and wants to marry her and ask for Matthews blessing tonight before the husking bee but when he tries to ask her Judith starts to cry about it and Matthew hears it wrong thinking he wants to marry Judith but he can't correct the mistake for fear of breaking Judith's heart and Mercy being mad at him for it.
The Charter is a piece of paper that tells the people of Wethersfield what they can and can't do basically the rules. The Governor wants to take away the charter taking away the rights of the people of Wethersfield but someone opens a window and the wind blows out the candles making it dark while someone steals it
Nat and two of his other crew members put carved jack o lanterns on Williams window sills at his new house because Nat is jealous of William for marrying Kit which he loves.
Kit after running away from the Thursday lecture runs to Hannahs how where Prudence then comes over for a lesson Kit learns that Nat has been coming over when Prudence was over and she feels jealous because she has to work in the fields.
Prudence used to be a scared, unhappy and pale but now she is happy, bright and intelligent she keeps going to Hannahs house because of thats the only thing in her life that she loves. When she first wrote she was scared and splatted ink on the paper. The three will not be able to see each other again for Kit fears they will be found out soon.