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Beyond Penn's Treaty

A brief Account of the Proceedings of the Committee Appointed by the Yearly Meeting of Friends held in Baltimore

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They were glad of that opportunity of having a
talking with them, and of enquiring after the
situation of their Red Brethren.

We had for some time entertained appre-
hensions, that the many changes, which were
taking place in circumstances, must greatly
change the situation of our Red Brethren; and
that the time was fast approaching, in which it
would be necessary for them to alter their mode
of living.

After our talk with the chiefs whom we
have just mentioned, we are fully convinced
that the time was come, in which our Red Bre-
thren ought to begin to cultivate their lands.
That they ought to raise corn, and other grain,
also horses, cows, sheep, hogs, and other ani-
mal. We then proposed to afford them some
assistance. They appeared to be glad of the
proposal, and informed us that many of their
people were disposed to turn their attention to
the cultivation of the earth. They also ex-
pressed a desire to be assisted by their brothers
of Baltimore