Had a solemn parting opportunity with
Samuel Wallace and William Ellis's families. Left
Loyalsock creek behind, crossed Muncey, and rode
thirty miles, to Northumberland, a town of about
thirty houses, pleasantly situated between the north
and south branches of Susquehanna, at their junc-
tion: near which place, we crossed the Chilisquagus.
Set out — crossed the west branch — rode
down the west side of the river to Litle's ferry,
where I rode the river: having travelled thirty-one
miles. Lodged at Michael Bowers's, whose wife is
a daughter of Cornelius Lane, and desired her love
to Thomas Gibson.
Litle's ferry is twenty miles from Harrisburgh,
and about three miles from Peters' mountain.
Hence the company proceeded to their several
homes — having been absent on this toilsome, exer-
cising journey, about four months and a half.