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The Barry-Hayes Papers are maintained at Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit www.phillyseaport.org/library. Elizabeth writes "received a letter from our beloved and noble hearted son Austin" It seems well understood between Mother and Barry that Barry is gone away to cultivate virtue; “it was the only event on your leaving home, that reconciled me to your going that in him you would find a Father and Brother…”