prevailed on him to spend another season with you
Brothers he comes with no other view but to be of
benefit to our Red Brothers. With no other view
but to encourage you to turn your attention to the
cultivation of your lands in order that you may
be enabled to procure a comfortable support for
yourselves your Women and your Children and
which you find greatly to be prefered to the
precarious subsistence which you have heretofore
received from hunting and fishing.
Brothers our friend has come a long way
to be helpful to you. We hope you will attend to his
advise And will be willing to be instructed by him
If you will attend to his advises, and will turn
your attention to raising stock, and to the cultivation
of your lands, you may in a short time have plenty
for yourselves your Women and Children and become
a happy people.
Brothers we hope your young men will be wil
ling to work themselves. And will also be willing
to let your horses work, for we believe the good
Spirit gave us horses to help cultivate our lands
Brothers we believe the good Spirit placed us here
on Earth to do good, And to be of service to each other,
And it is on this ground alone, we are made willing
to contribute a part of what we have procured by in
dustry, in order to convince our Red Brothers that
they, their Women, And Children would receive a
great benefit, And would be much more happy if they
would fall into our mode of living.
Brothers. Some of you have now made a beginning
and we hope see the advantage resulting from cultiva
ting your lands, We wish you to persevere.