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Sunday, May 27th. — About 6, p. m.; after a disagreeable voyage, we landed at the city of York; thankful to God.

Tuesday 29th. — Our passage down the River Delaware was most delightful. The day was fine, and the accommodation in the boat very good. The scenery along the river is very delightful, but not equal to that of the North River. The lands on the Delaware are excellent. We landed at Philadelphia about 6, p. m., and were met by Mr. S. Chubb, who conducted us to their house in South Second Street. Here I met Bro. Case, and our hearts were made glad to see each other once more. We gave thanks to God for permitting us to meet again in safety. Brother Case also informed me that the Conference had granted $1,500 a year to our Canada Indian Missions, which I was very happy to hear.

Thursday 31st. — Early in the morning we bade farewell to our friend Mr. Chubb, and took steamboat at half-past 6 in the morning for New York. Up the River Delaware we passed the residence of Joseph Bonaparte, and it is a delightful place. We arrived at New York a little after 6 in the afternoon. Slept at Brother Hall's in 41 John Street. The Rev. W. Fisk, D.D., the Rev. Mr. Spicer, and another preacher accompanied us in our journey.

Tuesday, June 19th. — Arrived at York after sunset, and were welcomed by our Canada friends.

Wednesday 20th. — Got to the Credit Village in the afternoon, and came upon them quite unexpectedly. Word soon spread through the village that I had arrived, and the Indian brethren came from all parts to welcome me among them. Some were so much affected that they shed many tears. When a number had collected at my brother's, we all knelt down and had a prayer meeting or giving of thanks. In the evening we had a meeting in the chapel, and the Rev. R. Alder preached to the Indians. Messrs. Alder and Turner seemed highly