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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Travels in Some Parts of North America

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forego the profits of this branch of their trade,
had suffered themselves to be disunited. At
the same time they declared that although
friends disowned them, they would not disown
their friends. Since their separation they have
attended friends meetings for worship; and,
being people of property, they have, on all
occasions, encouraged their wives to be ge-
nerous in their contributions towards the neces-
sary expense of the society. I was told that in
this instance their two wives had furnished the
means of defraying nearly the whole expense of
building this handsome meeting-house. In the
afternoon I parted with J. B. and set out for

on the Mohawk River. I arrived
there early in the evening where I lodged. This
day I sent letters to my dear wife by J. B. to
be forwarded from New-York.