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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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a number
of the principal Chiefs and warriers of the Six
Nations of Indians principally Senecas

bled at Buffalo Creek in the State of New York
at the particular request of a Missionary from
the State of Massachusets --

The Missionary being furnished with an
Interpreter and accompanied by the agent of
the United States for Indian affairs met the
Indians in council when the following talk took
place, first by the Agent

Brothers of the Six Nations
I rejoice to meet you at this time and thank
the Great Spirit that he hath preserved you
in health and given me another oppertunity
of takeing you by the hand - - -

Brothers the person who now sits by me
is a freind who has come a great distance to hold
a talk with you, he will inform you what his
Business is and it is my request that you should
listen with attention to his words.

Missionary. . .
My friends I am thankful for the
oppertunity afforded us in meeting together
at this time. I had a great desire to see you
and enquire into your state and welfare