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Baltimore Yearly Meeting Indian Committee Minutes

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very perfect in the English Language, themselves
of our business, we thought did not seem so clearly
comprehended yet they treated us with civility
and informed us they would return an answer after
it had been laid before their council,

Washington county Pennsyl.
15. 9 Mon, 1797
Rees Cadwalader Joel Wright David Greave

George Ellicott

James Mendenhall & Joel Wright are
appointed to examine the State of the Stock and
prepare a report to the ensuring Yearly Meeting
& produce it to our next siting then adjourned to
3rd day next at the rise of the first sitting of the
Yearly Meeting

10 mo 10

At the time adjourned to 14 of the committee
met and agreed on the following report to the Yearly


To the Yearly Meeting now sitting in Balt.

For the purpose of obtaining more full & perfect
information respecting the situation & disposition of
the Indians three of our number since last year
undertook a journey N. W. of the River Ohio

traveled on a S. W. course from the Mouth of Wheeling
on said river about 100 Miles to the Scioto 45
Miles from its mouth thence up said River