Memoirs of William Forster Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 Excerpt: ...hospitable and affectionate to me, and sometimes I have enjoyed a good feeling of the best fellowship with some to whom I was formerly known, and with many others who were previously strangers to me. I am thankful to say that generally I am kept in a quiet, loving, tender mind; and, from one family to ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 Excerpt: ...hospitable and affectionate to me, and sometimes I have enjoyed a good feeling of the best fellowship with some to whom I was formerly known, and with many others who were previously strangers to me. I am thankful to say that generally I am kept in a quiet, loving, tender mind; and, from one family to another, and one meeting to another, when these people are collected to meet us in their own meeting-houses or elsewhere, I am, much to my own admiration, favoured with a little fresh feeling of that love in which 1 believe the concern originated at our late Yearly Meeting; and in that I am strengthened to endure in the hope that ultimately it may prevail. The next letter which comes under notice is To His Son. Washington, Third Month 87th, 1846. Mt Dearest William,--We arrived at Baltimore on Seventh-day evening. I was much comforted by the warm and friendly hospitality of Dr. Thomas and his family, and the kindness of many other friends. We have been so long out of the way of our own people, it was much of a refreshment to me to get among them again. On Fourth-day morning we paid a visit to the President (Polk); he received us with much politeness, and allowed us ample opportunity to speak to him upon subjects pressing upon our minds. Our other engagements have been principally in conversational visits upon slavery to senators from the Southern States. It was a little service to which my mind had been drawn for several weeks; and I cannot but feel very thankful that the way has thus far opened for us. This morning we had a long and very friendly conversation with a cotton-planter from Alabama. After that a very interesting visit to the Brazilian Minister: the Spanish Minister we found was not in town. We then had an interview with the Secretary of the Navy, ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150461033
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 126
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.27 (d)

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