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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Travels in Some Parts of North America

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3d Month, 26th,

I was accompanied by John

to A W.'s, at whose house we supped and
spent the evening. A. W. some years since, ac-
companied J. P. on a religious visit to friends at
Pyrmont, and was with him in that place when he
departed this life, in the assurance of a happy
eternity. On A. W.'s return, he had to pass
through a part of the country occupied by the
allied army, then engaged in its operations against
France. He was seized and taken before the
commanding officer, who took great offence at his
plain language, and not taking off his hat; and,
after a good deal of abusive language, struck him
to the ground. Afterwards, when A. W. had time
given him to explain who and what he was, the
General appeared extremely ashamed of his con-
duct, and extorted a promise from him, that he
would not expose him on account of this cruel
and unworthy behaviour towards a peaceable
stranger. For this reason, in repeating the story,
he always avoided giving the name of the General.

After passing the limits of the German lines,
he soon came within those of the French army,
commanded by General Moreau

, and was taken
before him by some of the soldiers on the out-
posts; but here he was treated with great kind-
ness, and a passport was given him, which enabled
him to pursue his journey without further molesta-
tion. About the time that I am writing, General