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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Travels in Some Parts of North America

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rout without taking the least notice of their fallen

In that neighbourhood many friends had sold
their plantations, and had gone to reside in Upper
Canada, where they had each a grant of 2 or 300
acres from the British Government

, without fur-
ther expense than the fees of office, which are very
small, as already noticed.

12th Month, 23d.

I came this day to Miller's

, where, in the evening, I observed a hun-
ter exercising himself in shooting at a mark, with
his rifle gun. The mark at which he shot, was a
lighted candle. The accounts that are given of
the expertness of these shooters, are almost in-
credible. Most of this day's journey was through
a rough, stony country, very little of it being in a
state of cultivation; but the sides of the mountains
were mostly covered with the flowering laurel; and
the streams of the Mahony were seen winding
along the vallies. At the tavern where I dined, there
was a hunter who, the landlord said, had shot one
hundred deer that season.

12th Month, 24th.

I came on with J. M. to a
German tavern, about 6 miles from Hamburg

where we lodged. At this house I found but one
person who could speak English, and he being
out when I rose in the morning, I was unable to
make the family understand what I said to them.