Rachel and Obadiah
When Asa Starbuck receives a shiny coin for running news of a returning ship to the captain's wife, Obadiah and Rachel dream of receiving their own shiny coins. Obadiah tells Rachel that she is too slow and that the mill owner would never send a girl. To settle the matter, they hold a race and Rachel's perseverance pays off. When the mill owner spies another returning ship, he sends Rachel off with the news and she receives not one, but two shiny coins for her efforts.
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