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Wright 3 mile to the Southward &
returned to Lancaster by blue stone rock
Road 28 farms, generally well fenced
& kept in good order _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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_ _ _ To Mr John Morris; & Webber tavern plantation;
on the Philadelphia road. 19 mile easy
hills, soil rich & fertile on blue lime
stone, often united with white flint,
many farms highly cultivated, with
large portions of good wood land, excellent
timber, from whence to Philadelphia
generally poor land except in vales
went 3 mile to the northward to Mr
Monisi farm poor land _ _ _ _ _ _

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_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ To Wilmington _ crossed the
Philadelphia by a bye road, 13 mile
poor land except in glades between
the hills where are indifferent farms
next [9?] mile better land & farms. slept

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at Webbs tavern _ the next 12 mile
worn out land, yet many settlers
& well cultivated ______

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Wilmington is a clean airy
neat town, many good brick houses
2 & 3 Stories; there are 9 parellel streets
with the Dellaware which leads down
to Christene Creek, where are 5 wharfs
18 feet water where Vessells Load, has 2
building on the stocks near 100 ton. from
hence 3 mile to the SW to the Delaware
10 streets at Right Angles, 3 Markets
an Acadamy endowed, Swedish Lutheran
2 presbeterian & a Baptist Church, Quaker
meeting, near 500 houses & 3500 Inhabitants

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