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Beyond Penn's Treaty

A Mission to the Indians from the Indian Committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting to Fort Wayne, in 1804

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barous and unrelenting savage, by a countenance
expressive of the utmost good humor.

The wife of the Raven

was a young and hand-
some woman, of a modest and downcast expres-
sion. She did not seem to entertain the preju-
dices against civilized manufactures, which ex-
isted in her husband's mind, and wore a blue
cloth habit, though made in Indian style; a hat,
covered with braided ribbon, feathers of different
sorts, and tinsel ornaments. Her moccasins were
beautifully embroidered with moose hair, inter-
spersed with plaited rows of porcupine's quills;
her necklace was made of several rows of beads
of many colors, and her ear ornaments, which
were drooping, and hung nearly down to her
shoulders, were also of beads; and she wore,
wrapped around her person, a fine Makinaw

The Little Turtle

and Rusheville, the Beaver
and Crow, and the two Shawanese, were dressed
in a costume usually worn by our own citizens
of the time: coats of blue cloth, gilt buttons,
pantaloons of the same color, and buff waistcoats;
but they all wore leggings, moccasins, and large
gold rings in their ears. The Little Turtle ex-
ceeded all his brother Chiefs in dignity of ap-
pearance-a dignity which resulted from the
character of his mind. He was of medium
stature, with a complexion of the palest copper
shade, and did not wear paint. His hair was
a full suit, and without any admixture of grey,