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in the perusal of Home influience which I find
very interesting. I fear a heavy scourge will
soon be felt by our heretofore blessed nation.
I am with the opinion of many others.
apprehensive of a famine. for the Wheat
crop has proved a failure and the drought
has consumed the corn. And I fear that
it will be a fruitless attempt; The Lord's will
and not mine be done. God forbid that I should
murmur at his side and all merciful proceed
ings. I heard of a most fearful accident this dayi.
There were nine Negro men drowned in Ware river
on Sunday last. O! What a lamentable circumstance
They will not remember to keep holy the
Sabbath day. Lord for Christ's sake enable us to
be more watchful and be more diligent to secure
our high calling in Christ Jesus our blessed Saviour
I know my dear father you have and that too deservedly
condemned my negligence in not replying to
your late communication. I however feel assured could
my reasons be assigned You would deem my inatten
tion very excusable. although a negligent correspon
[dent?] be worse than none. I do not think I can