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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journal of a Visit to the Oneida, Stockbridge, and Brotherton Indians

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care of most, some few excepted, who had more prudence
than to sell their Cloathing just as winter approaches and
that their money they received appeared a greater
injury than Service, that it was more frequently as
is the saying Eaten up before they received it than otherwise
that they have to redeem their Guns of the White
people when received they receive their money. After our opportunity with
them return'd and staid all Night at Danford


This morning the Eighth Ninth I got a mile on our
way by Sunrise, Breakfasted at Moses Carpenter

15 miles, after which we rode to Henry More’s
12 miles who lives about two miles from the
ferry Road over the Lake Cayuga Lake, towards
Scipio Town, where we Bated & got our Diners
after which went near the settlement of the Cayuga’s
5 miles to Frederick Geerhearts. This morning
for about nine mile we rode on the Onondago
reservatio sold to Government last year, Surveyors
employ'd now in dividing it into Plantations Lotts
the rest of the way, except near Geerhearts on the
Military Lands, very little improv'd but
very little improv'd, mostly in the hands of
Land Jobers who purchased them of the