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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Baltimore Yearly Meeting Indian Committee Minutes

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10mo 13 1808

Pursuant to adjournment the committee a
gain met present 27 members and our friends
James Wilson

& Jessee Kersey from the Yearly
Meeting of Philadelphia

It appears by a minute of the yearly
meeting now produced that the following friends
have been added to this committee to wit William

, Samuel Test, Samuel Jones of West branch
John Howard, James Ellicott, Jesse Tyson and
William Kenworthy jr.

Information being spread before the
committee that there are two settlements of the

nation of Indians on reservation
near Mohicken Johns lake whose situation claims
the sympathy of Friends, after deliberation
thereon it was concluded to appoint a com
mittee to make further enquiry into their
disposition &situation and report when in readiness
the following friends were accordingly appointed
to wit Horton Howard William Wood, John
&Philip E. Thomas
Then adjourned sine die.

Balto. 11 mo 7th 1808

At a meeting of the committee on Indian con
cerns present 17 members

A letter was received from William Wells

dated 9 mo 30 last enclosing minutes of the proceedings
of the General Council of the Miami confederacy of