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Who did Jem send a note to and what did it say?It's in Chapter 5.

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jessielynn | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 26, 2009 at 11:44 AM via web

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Who did Jem send a note to and what did it say?It's in Chapter 5.

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kggoldstein | High School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 3, 2009 at 8:01 AM (Answer #1)

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Jem and Dill get the idea to write a note to Boo Radley asking him to come outside and tell them what he does inside his house. Furthermore, they write that they will buy him an ice cream and will not hurt him. They put the note on the end of a fishing pole and try to attach it to a window shutter on the side of Boo's house.

"We're askin' him real politely to come out sometimes,
and tell us what he does in there- we said we wouldn't hurt him and
we'd buy him an ice cream."

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 6, 2009 at 12:47 PM (Answer #2)

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In Chapter 7, Jem and Scout write another note intended for Boo.

   "Dear sir," said Jem. "We appreciate the--no, we appreciate everything which you have put into the tree for us. Yours very truly, Jeremy Atticus Finch."
   "He won't know who you are if you sign it like that, Jem."
   Jem erased his name and wrote, "Jem Finch." I signed, "Jean Louise Finch (Scout)," beneath it. Jem put the note in an envelope.

But the next morning, a sad surprise awaited Jem. The secret knothole had been filled with cement. There would be no more conveying of messages with their unknown friend.  

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daniex | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 26, 2009 at 1:18 PM (Answer #3)

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Jem wrote a not to whoever was leaving them thing in the knothole it just thanked them for what that person was doing for them

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arthur4386 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 26, 2009 at 2:49 PM (Answer #4)

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Jem wrote a note to the person leaving stuff in the knothole which was Boo Radley to thank him for the gray ball of twine, the soap carvings, the gum, the spelling bee medal, and the pocket watch.

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