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Beyond Penn's Treaty

The Life of Thomas Eddy; Comprising an Extensive Correspondence

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mittee of Philadelphia

, on the subject of Indian affairs,
but particularly respecting the purchase made by D. A.
and others, of all the Indian reservations.

Our Pauper Society

does not get forward with any
spirit, and, in my opinion will cease, till thee return
to revive it. I wish W. Allen would direct the Phi-
lanthropist to be regularly forwarded to me—I have
had no numbers since those received from thee—I
wrote him about two weeks ago, and sent him some
pamphlets—please return to him my thanks for a
parcel he sent me, which came safe to hand, and
were very acceptable. R. Mott and wife propose to
spend the summer mostly at his farm—S. Hopkins and
D. Sands, deceased. Our friends generally are well as
usual—R. Bowne's health unexpectedly improving.

Last First Day, Samuel Bettle

preached for us at
Pearl-street about an hour, equal to the best, if not
the best sermon I ever heard delivered—truly ortho-
dox on important doctrines—the language was excel-
lent—his manner of delivery extremely agreeable,—
and a most uncommon solemnity seemed to cover
the whole meeting, equal to any thing of the kind I
ever witnessed.

8th month, 5th.

Absence from the city, and other circumstances,
prevented me sending this as soon as intended. I
have now to mention the decease of our mutual
valuable friend, R. Bowne

, on First Day evening last,
in the seventy-fourth year of his age—the funeral at
5 o'clock this day. Reuben and Jane got here last
evening from Philadelphia—I intend writing again
soon, and shall send the last report of the American
Bible Society
—I have been anxiously expecting a
letter after thee reached London—pray do not omit
writing me often—Eastburn &. Co. are about pub-
lishing a third edition of Professor Silliman's Travels.

I am, very truly, thine, &c. THOMAS EDDY. J. GRISCOM.