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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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our Certificate to them; after
which we were enabled, pretty
clearly to point out to them
many of the obvious Causes
of their present Inferiority,
in point of Living, to the White
people; together with the means
whereby this disparity might
be removed, greatly to the Advan-
tage of them and their posterity,
with which they appeared to
be satisfied; and after a short
Consultation amongst themselves,
they informed us, that they had
Listened to us with Attention,
and had, as it were, swallowed
down our Words, and should
deeply consider them; after