Philada 6 mo 20 - 1812
It is a long time since we
have had the pleasure of hearing from thee, but
suppose thy time is very much occupied with
many engagements, that necessarily attend
setling a new country, erecting a Town, Factory etc.
If it will not encroach to much upon thy
time, I shall esteem it a favour to be informed
thy present opinion of the country, as thy experi-
-ence by a residence will enable thee to judge of
the advantages and disadvantages attendant
upon a removal to your state. - canst thou hold
up any additional encouragement for Settlers?
How art thou progressing in thy establishment
is it likely to answer thy expectations? Does the
country around you settle fast? What effect will
the War with England have upon that country?
Are you apprehensive of any danger from the
Indians? We hear much of their depredations
upon the whites.- What prospect is there for the