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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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endeavour to satisfy your minds and
remove the objections.

I want you to speak your minds
freely for I wish to reason with you on the
subject and if possible to remove all doubts
if there be any on your minds. The subject
is an important one and it is of consequence
that you give it an early attention while the
offer is made you. Your friends the Boston
Missionary Society

will continue to send you
good and faithful ministers to instruct and
strengthen you in religeon if on your part
you are willing to receive them. --

Since I have been in this part
of the Countrey I have visited some of your
small Villages and talked with your people,
they appear willing to receive instruction --
but as the look up to you as their older brothers
in Council they want first to know your opinion
on the subject. You have now heard what I have
to propose at present I hope you will take
it into consideration and give me an answer
before we part. --

After about two hours consultation
among themselves the Chief commonly cal-
led by the white people *Red Jacket

arose &
spoke as follows --

* His Indian name is Se,go,he,wautah, which
signifies keeper Arise. - - -