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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Some Notes Kept of a Journey

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how I have fared.- Thou knew it was
a close tryal to me, to give up to be thus
separated from you; and I have often been
made thankful that I was favoured to
get into a state of resignation. I think
I never enjoy'd a more comfortable state of
mind, than since residing here.-- One first
day eve afternoon when they were long I feeling the
want of society to introduce a new train
of ideas for the mind to dwell on - a little
before the sun withdrew from us his rays.
I walked out alone, seeking for some new
objects to amuse me and persued the new
road about ¾ of a mile to the river. as I
walk'd along my mind unintentionally
was engaged, in ruminating on my native
home, my dear relations and friends, and
why I should be thus seperated from
them.-- I was satisfy'd that it did not
proceed from any will of my own but
much in the cross, and in submission
to inward impressions.- As I was thus