The Husking Bee is a "fun time" for everyone to get together and husk corn. But the trick is that the town tricks people to think its a fun time when really its a boring chore.
Kit and John are walking home and get into a converstation about Mercy. Eventually John tells Kit his true feelings about Mercy and how he would like to court and eventually marry Mercy.
Kit and Hannah
If you don't love him it will be worse than living with Matthew
i've been courting with William and I think I going to marry him
The Connecticut Charter is a set of rules created by King Charles ll. This charter explains all of the rights of Connecticut. Since there is a new govener coming who is planning to take away the charter, the people of weathersfield decided to hide the charter
Kit and Prudence
Nat and two of his buddies illuminate William Ahby's house by putting jack-o-lanterns in his windows without panes. The outcome of this is three sivere punishments which are to be put in stocks, to have to pay a fine, and they are banished from the town of Weathersfield.
Kit decides to finally tell Hannah that she has been courting with William and she thinks she will end up marrying him. Hannah then tells her that marrying a man Kit doesn't love may be worse than living in Matthews house with his strict rules.
Kit receives flowers from Prudence and decides to give her private reading lessons. The problem with this is that her mom doesn't want her going to school or learning because she is to "stupid". When Kit starts giving Prudence private reading lessons they decide to keep Prudence's hornbook at Hannahs so her mom wouldn't find out.