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Fever, 1793

Fever, 1793


by Laurie Halse Anderson

Nathaniel Benson Timeline and Summary

  • Nathaniel sees Mattie in the marketplace.
  • Nathaniel sends Mattie a painted picture of flowers in a vase.
  • Mattie sees flowers falling from the second-story window of the Peale house. She assumes they are the work of Nathaniel Benson.
  • Nathaniel and Mattie are reunited in the marketplace. He steals one of her apples.
  • Nathaniel runs errands for the newly opened coffeehouse. His paintings hang there as well.
  • Nathaniel attends the feast of thanksgiving at the coffeehouse.
  • Nathaniel meets Mattie's mother, Lucille.