AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN FRITZ 89
arrangement, so we parted in the most pleasant manner, and I confess that I left them with regret.
I did business with four generations of the Reeves famfly. My first employer was Mr. David Reeves; the next genera¬ tion was Samuel; the next generation was David. When I was recently doing some work in Chester County, I wanted some beams and I sent over to PhcenixviUe for them. Wlien Mr. David Reeves came to answer my letter, he said to Ms son WilUam, " You attend to tMs .matter and then you can say to Mr. Fritz that he has done business with four generations in tMs firm." WiUiam mentioned that fact to me and said, " I cannot teU you anything about the fifth generation; I am twenty-six, but I have not yet come across a woman that pleases me."