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The Governor would not neglect this opportunity of
showing that it wa8 a government in operation in all
its parts, and they were the guests of the chief
proprietor. Military uniforms among plain Quaker
garbs was a wide and striking contrast, but the good
cheer set l)efore them strengthened friendshi}) and
banished ill feeling. Speeches "were made, discussing
the position of affairs on either side of the river, and
an end of contentions hoped for.

After a long space of time the news of this visit
reached the ears of the Governor's council at New
York (the Governor having sailed for England
November 17th, 1


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