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[408] “Why did'nt your other father come, too?” They complained that you had not written a single “Tale of oppression” for the Standard since you were here. But a week after, my little sister came running with an open newspaper in her hand, exclaiming, “Father Hopper has made another story!” She has named her doll for your little granddaughter, Lucy Gibbons, because you used to talk about her; and every day she reads the book you gave her.

Friend Hopper found great satisfaction in the perusal of the above letter, not only on account of his great regard for the writer, but because many of the Friends in Bucks County were the delight of his heart. He was always telling me that if I wanted to see the best farms, the best Quakers, and the most comfortable homes in the world, I must go to Bucks County. In his descriptions, it was a blooming land of peace and plenty, approaching as near to an earthly paradise, as could be reasonably expected.

At the commencement of 1845, the American Anti-Slavery Society made some changes in their office at New-York, by which the duties of editor and treasurer, were performed by the same person; consequently Friend Hopper's services were no longer needed. When he retired from the office he had held during four years, the Society unanimously

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