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Jupiter Hammon poem on Anne Hutchinson, p. , 'Death'.
Townsend family papers, 1746-1864.
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Death Soon after setting of the Sun that ruler of the day God Sent his Greatfull Summons down to fleet her Soul away She[']s gone w[h]ere all God[']s Children are She[']s Gone from us tis true She[']s Gone to Christ w[h]ere angels Share and bid the world adieu Soon after setting of the Sun that ruler of the day God Sent his Greatfull Summons down this Blessed youth hath [??] the day that Nations fear to try the Lord hath fetch[ed] her Soul away to taste Eternity twas from the dust at the first word yea from the Earth She Came And to the dust though in the Lord Go Earth to Earth again She is Past the Glomy [sic] vail of Death Received that Blessed Call Where angles Stand for to attest Admittance to her Soul While Parents blood with Drooping head his tears ran Dreeping[?] Down Blest angles did perfume the Bed he[r] Soul with Glory Crown Why Should ye mourn ye Parent Now Why Should your heart Repine With holy Job with Whom ye vow be always of that mind