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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journal, Visit to Indians in New York State, v.3

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stop at Benjamin Wrights

passd thro Potts
& over Perkioming & Skippack Bridges
& stopd to Dine at a Tavern on the Turnpike
Road, near the 18 Mile stone & the 2d.
Gate having rode since Breakfast & feedg
33 miles--soon after getting in here
it began to Raise. Dinner over we
left the Turnpike & passing by Jesse
House & Mill--thro North Wals
and by Horseham Meetg House & the
Billet I parted with Jn. Brown near
Byberry just at Dark & got in to Han
s soon after. John intending home
that night--found that HY had gone
to Baltimore YM & Jas Suter to Phila.
but I spent a pleasant Eveng with
the Caretakers left at home -- my
ride this Day is computed 54 Miles.


13th My Desire to reach home induced
me to rise early before the Family but
found the stable Lockd which produced a
little Detention--on getting to Dunks