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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Some Account of my Residence among the Indians continued (Notes 2nd)

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a fire ready kindled and rested comfortably
beside it till morning --


Set forward on our way and reach'd the
Neighbourhood of Cataraugus

about noon, and
spent sometime in exploreing a Stream of
water a little east of the Delaware vilage on which
we thought a favourable situation might be had
for a sawmill, and where was some open plains
I had not before seen the most delightful for cul-
-tivation of any I had ever seen being extensive
fertile flats surrounded with beautiful groves
of White Oak White Pine & sugar Maple -- And
a pretty stream flowing thro' the Midst thereof
furnishing abundant oppertunities for settlements
on either side -- We then rode down to the Seneca
village and went to the Chief Warriors house who was
not at home but his wife treated us with much
hospitallity and manifested her hearty good will
will towards us by furnishing us with the best
accommodations she could afford -- The Mill
wrights we understood was ariv'd and gone to the
propos'd place for building the sawmill which was
on the south side of the River near a mile above
the Village -- After refreshing ourselves the
Chiefs wife and several others accompanied us
to the place whe the Millwrights had begun to work