Washington and Friends

Washington and Friends BULLETIN OF FRIENDS' HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. Northampton Marker of the Indian Walk. This marker was un- veiled 9 mo. 20, 1925, at Northampton, at the eastern approach to the bridge, on the concrete road from Bath. It is about three quarters of a mile from the site of the old Indian town of Hockendauqua, of the noted chiefs Lappawingo and Tishcohan. The walkers slept the first night about a half mile from this Indian town. DOCUMENTS. WASHINGTON AND FRIENDS. The following correspondence and the newspaper item tell their own story. The letter signed by President-elect Washington was written shortly before he started north from Mount Vernon for his first inauguration, which took place in New York City. William Hartshorne was a native of Alexandria, Virginia, and was Treasurer of the Potomac Company of 1785-1812, that is, the second Potomac Company. Strawberry Hill was his place in Fairfax County just outside of Alexandria. The feeling of certain classes in Philadelphia against Friends at this period was probably due to the fact that Friends had not supported the patriot cause more ardently during the Revolution, especially the military measures. Letter of William Hartshorne. (The original of the following letter is in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of Friends' Historical Association Friends Historical Association

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BULLETIN OF FRIENDS' HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. Northampton Marker of the Indian Walk. This marker was un- veiled 9 mo. 20, 1925, at Northampton, at the eastern approach to the bridge, on the concrete road from Bath. It is about three quarters of a mile from the site of the old Indian town of Hockendauqua, of the noted chiefs Lappawingo and Tishcohan. The walkers slept the first night about a half mile from this Indian town. DOCUMENTS. WASHINGTON AND FRIENDS. The following correspondence and the newspaper item tell their own story. The letter signed by President-elect Washington was written shortly before he started north from Mount Vernon for his first inauguration, which took place in New York City. William Hartshorne was a native of Alexandria, Virginia, and was Treasurer of the Potomac Company of 1785-1812, that is, the second Potomac Company. Strawberry Hill was his place in Fairfax County just outside of Alexandria. The feeling of certain classes in Philadelphia against Friends at this period was probably due to the fact that Friends had not supported the patriot cause more ardently during the Revolution, especially the military measures. Letter of William Hartshorne. (The original of the following letter is in

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Published: Apr 4, 1925

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