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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Joseph Moore's Journal

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one of which was a part of the Alleghany. The
sickness in Philadelphia confirmed in every place.


Not feeling quite clear of this neighbour-
hood, we held another meeting at Muncy

house, which was larger than yesterday, and much
favoured. After dinner, went back six miles to Sa-
muel Harris
's, over the very large and rapid creek
called Loyalsock. Here we had a large and satisfac-
tory meeting. Most of our company returned, but I
stayed here.


Our friend S. H., an ancient man, has lain
poorly for some time, and not likely to continue
long. He seems quiet and calm, and told me this
morning, he felt bravely refreshed, and much satis-
fied with the meeting, and the company of his friends.
I took a solemn leave of him and the family, and pro-
ceeded to Wallace

's. We then all set out together,
and rode to William Ellis's, where we settled the
running accounts we had among ourselves. Our
friend Jacob Lindley concluded here to leave us,
and proceed home by way of Harrisburgh. We
then went on, having Joseph Carpenter for a guide,
eighteen miles toward Catawissa, and put up at our
friend John Eves's, at Fishing creek, where we were
kindly entertained.


Here we had a meeting with a few Friends
and divers of their neighbours, in a school house, to
a good degree of satisfaction and comfort. Set out
in company with Isaac James

, brother to John, in
Philadelphia, and rode about twelve miles to Catta-
, crossing the north-east branch of the Susque-
hanna, and put up at our friend John Lloyd's. Here
is a small town of about thirty buildings. I lodged
at James Watson's, John Parrish at John Lloyd's,