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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Some Account of Rachel Coope (Journal B)

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be near, a considerable number of our near relations
and fnd s being present, we took leave of
them in the feeling embraces of endearing
love, Father Coope

& Brother Ezra bearing
us company to M. Embrees, there we
took an Affectionate farewell of dear
James and his Wife, and we parted with
Father, a close trial, tears flowed in an
abundance under a feeling sympathy for
him, & ardent desires were raised in my
heart, that he might be enriched with
that Peace, now in his lonesome and
advanced Stage of Life, which is the
precious enjoyment of all the sincere
hearted. Brother continuing with us
to Wm. Trueman’s 11 miles, my husband
and Brother lodged in the Waggon, Cousin
and myself were more comfortably ac
commodated with a good Bed, I soon
fell asleep, but on wakeing about 3 the
recollection of the parting season so forc-
ably revived, that Tears flowed from
my Eyes, & sleep departed. Thou Oh my
God has at Seasons been pleased in thy
unmerited goodness to make bare thy
Arm, and in times of trial afford sweet
consolation as patience was abode in,