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Franklin had scarcely got his fort supplied and the frontier farms protected when the Governor recal

Franklin had scarcely got his fort supplied and the frontier farms protected when the Governor recal

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Franklin had scarcely got his fort supplied and the frontier farms protected when the Governor  recalled him to the Assembly. On his way, he rested at Bethlehem, though he could hardly sleep in a  comfortable bed any more. While there, he asked about Moravian customs and was told of their  communal life, their practices of working for mutual profits, sleeping in dormitories, and eating at  common tables. He found that their church music was good, but their sermons seldom delivered to  mixed audiences. Their marriages, arranged by the church elders, seemed to work out happily as  often as those resulting from voluntary courtships. Back in Philadelphia, Franklin found that most non-Quakers bad joined a military company, He was  chosen colonel of his regiment, and this time accepted the commission. At the first military review, 
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