thence through Geshen
we baited; a good house, but rough landlord, then
on another 12 miles to Dr --'s, a poor place
both for man and horse, but here we lodged
having travelled 40 miles. We are now in
New York State
Traveled to Benjamine Schooley
11 miles where we dined: he and his wife
are exemplary Friends. Thence to Jacob
stage for our horses that we have met with
since we left Oneida
our selves. We noticed a Dutch plough
with one handle which stands nearly up-
right: a very short beam is almost
the only plough that is used for 200 miles back.
It appears to work easy both for horse and
ploughman and does the work pretty neatly.
To day we crossed the Wallkill
fifty miles higher up than we crossed
it last First day: yet the stream is
so large as to have a bridge erected on
it a little above the fording place.
In about 7 miles further, we crossed the
Paulinskill which was the first water