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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Baltimore Yearly Meeting Indian Committee Minutes

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these Indians live and lay before him the abuses
which are found to exist, in order to interest him
to cause the law which has been obtained
from the legislature of Ohio prohibiting the
sale of Spiritous Liquors to Indians to be rigidly
enforced. It was also concluded that the same
friends be requested to make a visit to the
Indians at these Towns, make them acquainted
with the provissions of this law & endeavour
to impress upon them the dreadful effects
of indulging in the use of this baneful article
They were also left at liberty to furnish them
with such additional tools as they may apprehend
to be necessary
Then adjourned

At a Meeting of the Committee 10 mo 17 1811

present 11 Members,

Several letters and communications
were recd. from the committee appointed, to
superintend the assistance rendered to
the Indians at Waupaukanetta which
were satisfactory

A report was also recd. from the
friends appointed to render assistance
to the settlement of Delawares near
Mohicken Johns Lake