Absalom, Absalom!, 180 (Event)

Page Number: 
180
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
(when the ship from the Old Bailey reached Jamestown
Page Event Ends: 
180
Era: 
Pre-Removal (-1830)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Sunday, January 1, 1730 to Monday, December 31, 1770
Summary: 

Parenthetically the narrative notes the arrival of "the first Sutpen" in the new world; that he comes to Jamestown from "the Old Bailey" suggests clearly that he is one of the convicts whom the British empire forced to emigrate to supply their colonies with settlers (180).

Chronological Order: 
1.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Cultural Issues:

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