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Jupiter Hammon poem on Anne Hutchinson, p. , 'Funeral'.
Townsend family papers, 1746-1864.
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Twas God that gave our [Pious?] one [tis?] God that takes away twas God that Sent his Summons Down To taste Eternal day Funeral The mournful Bell Begins to tole [sic] to trace her to the ground Dear Jesus doth possess her soul Though we have felt the wound Come ye mourners and see the place of her abode turn dust to Dust and Let it Be She Sleepeth in the Lord Dear Hutchinson is dead and gone And Left a memorial And as a Child that is new born She lov[e]d God[']s holy wil[l]. Now Glory be unto the Lord an[d] Blessed be his Name come follow now his holy word until you meet again Composed by Jupiter Hammon A Negro Belonging to Mr. Joseph Lloyd of Q[u]eens Village on Long Island August the 10th 1770 Phebe Townsend