We crossed the North River, and
arrived at New-
my old friend P. P.'s, whom I found in a weak
state of health.
I attended New-York meet-
two friends from Canada. In the afternoon I
drank tea at J. M.
other friends: and spent the evening at C. and
The last five days I spent in
attending the yearly meeting at New-York
on the evening of the 31st attended a Committee
on Indian Affairs. This committee corresponds
with the Indians, who are disposed to be instructed
and assisted by friends. I observed that the com-
munications from the Indians consisted chiefly in
requests that friends would furnish them with iron-
work, and workmen to assist them in building
their houses and barns.
I went to Flushing on Long
Island, along with my relation T. W. and ano-
ther friend. On the 3d we returned to New-
York, and, in the afternoon, I set out for Phila-
French merchant, his wife, and three children.
They came from Bordeaux, whence they were