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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Some Account of a Visit

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leading from the west Branch of
Susquehannah to Lake Erie a little
south of the Mouth of Cateraugus River -
pasing by the navigable waters of the
Conewango north of Chatoughqua Lake --

This road was possible for horses & not
much more can be said in its favour altho
the ground will admit of a Good road being
made -- We traveld on it about 14 Miles
takeing a circuitous route to escape a
very bad piece of road in the Old Indian
path -- On our way traveling an Indian
path this afternoon, I discover'd a log I lay
under one night, without fire & snow
on the Ground, when traveling the same
path alone near eight years before --

This evening we enampt on a branch of the
Cataraugus River at the foot of the broad
Mountain, haveing roade about 35 Miles Mostly
thro fertile land of a good quality -- Supt on
Chocolate & the weather being pleasant
had Comfortable lodgeing beside the fire on
our Blankets--