Visited several families, & had a Meeting in Sl. Sleepers
pretty large, but long in gathering, which hurt the service; it ended
well. The people for quiet orderly sitting were remarkable.
We went to see some families, two of which were my eldest Sis-
ters daughters, they live at Otego
miles up the creek at Nicho.s Coggeshal
favour. A deacon of the Baptist
he could say, Amen, to the testimony which was preached; that not
a word had been spoken but what he united with; and altho' he
was old, he never had been at a friends' meeting before. I then
return'd to my beloved friends near Otego
who I think deserve the notice of friends: These have suffered
much by the misconduct of some (as before hinted) who proved dishonest,
and as stumbling blocks to tender enquirers.
We had a farewell Meeting in Sleeper
This being a time near our parting, we visited other families:
some with tears expressed their Sorrow at our leaving them. -
Here are some tender-spirited little Ones, who felt near and dear,
whose Condition for reasons aforesaid hath been trying.
I was this day in a low state of mind: Rode to Cooper's-town
on the east end of Otego
unexpectedly, we were kindly received by Wm. Cooper
of the Court, & his sister , altho' Strangers. He queried whether I stood