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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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continue to diminish. In all this, I certainly
agree with you, and I hope my brother chiefs
will also agree with you.

Assure your people who sent you here,
tell your old chiefs, that we are obliged to
them, for their friendly offers to assist us, in
changing our present mode of living. Tell them,
it is a great work, that cannot be done immedi-
ately; but that we are the way disposed, and
hope it will take place gradually.

The committee

remained several weeks a-
mongst the Indians, during which time, they
visited a number of their towns and villages, at
all of which they were received in the most
friendly and hospitable manner.

In the course of their journey, they passed
by a settlement of the Wyandots

, at Brown’s
, or the Rock. They found that the In-
dians at this place, had, since the visit made by
Friends to their nation, in the year 1799, ad-
vanced considerably in agriculture: many of
them having built comfortable houses, and ac-
queried a considerable number of cattle, hogs,
and other domestic animals. And they were in-
formed from good authority, that the Wyandots,
residing at Sandusky, as well as the Shawanees,