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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journal or Visit to Upper Canada and Parts Adjacent

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On the 12th day of the 10th Mo 1797 after
an humbling time with my dear Wife
and Children, I left home in order to
Join a Committee of our last Yearly
Meeting appointed the to Visit some friend
in upper Canada

and parts adjacent,
my Dear Wife bearing me company
as far as my soninlaw Benjamin
’s, I went that Evening to Na
then Sharples’s where by agreement
I met with Jacob Lindley and James
two of the aforementioned Com-


a pleasent Morning the Wind South-
-erly, dined at John Scarlet

s in the
forest 20 miles, pased over a rough
hilly country up the waters of the Brandy-
-wine, much of the Land thin tho che-
-quered with some good plantations
pretty well improved, pased through
the East end of Little Connestoga Valley
a fruitful spot, the hills about the forest
very steep, and in places covered with
stones, from scarlet’s to Schuylkill 5 miles