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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Baltimore Yearly Meeting Indian Committee Minutes

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the committee being informed that Friends
of Phila. yearly meeting have declined extending
any care towards them, after consideration
it was concluded to refer the subject of
their request to the care of the following friends
to wit Jonathan Wright (of Miami) Israel
, Henry Mills, Jonas Cattell David
Jonas Cadwalader Horton Howard
William Wood Samuel Test, Samuel Jones
& John Howard who were desired to make
them a visit if way should open &
left at liberty to extend such assistance to
them as they may judge expedient and
draw on our Treasurer for the Amount
of Expence that may be incured
Then adjourned

At a Meeting of the Committee
on Indian concerns 2 mo 5 1810

present 17 Members

Information was communicated
to the committee that letters had been recd.
from the Indian agent at Fort Wayne and also
from John Shaw stating that from the disposition
which appears at this time to prevail amongst
the Indians on the Wabash there was not a
prospect of much benefit being likely to result