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A 100 In memory of / Mrs. Rebekah Porter, / the amiable consort of / the Rev. Nehemiah Porter / and daughter of the / Rev. John Chipman of / Beverly. She departed / this life Octr. 28th 1763 / AEt. 36. / She dies! but still her virtuous name survives/ meek, prudent, gentle, in each breast she lives, / Pious from early youth, by saints approv'd, / Friend of the poor, by ev'ry grade belov'd, / [Dear to her husband, by her children blest, / While heav'n receives her to her long [s]ought rest.]



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