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o, followed by his kings, with their subordinate chieftains, and, reclining on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake, they listened to the evening discourse of the benevolent wanderer.
At a later day, the heir of the province attended a Quaker assembly.
But the refusal of the Quakers to perform military duty subjected them to fines and harsh imprisonment; the refusal to take an oath sometimes involved them in a forfeiture of property; nor was it before 1688, six years after the arrival of William Penn in America, that indulgence was fully conceded.
Meantime the virtues of benevolence and gratitude ripened together.
Charles, the eldest son of the
1662 proprietary, came to reside in the province which was to be his patrimony.
He visited the banks of the Delaware,
Albany Records, XVII. 286. Young Baltimore has in contemplation to make a visit on the river.
XVII. 297. and struggled to extend the limits of his jurisdiction.
Compare Albany Records, XVII. 315, 245; XVIII. 337—35