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that we enter not with temptation. Lord teach

us how  to pray. Grant we put our whole trust

and confidence in thy mercy, ever more

serving thee in Holiness and truth all the 

days of our life. Grant it through Jesus Christ

our saviour. I was much distressed to hear of 

the death of a benevolent and charitable 

woman Mrs. Jones, the wife of a Baptist

minister, she is gone to a happier clime

where all is beautiful and bright. But her

bereaved husband feels his loss  keenly & what 

a loss, the Orphan and the poor have [?] a

But he is a faithful servant of God and is 

perfectly resigned to his will; for he knoweth

the Lord loveth whom he chasteneth. The Lord 

be with him; and all who are afflicted.

June 9th. I am now much interested in perusing a

work of Mrs. Caroline Gilman; the Southern matron. 

Have read only thirty pages which have proved 

very interesting and [?] to benefit the mind

and prepare us for a higher seat in Heaven;

Today Saturday always an important day with 

the free negroes more especially who have been making