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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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to remark, that truly the
women have great Cause
to be on our side in this Bu-
siness; for in proportion to
the Rudeness, and uncultiva-
tion of these people, are the
Hardships and Difficulties
of their Women greatly increas-
ed; for where the Men think
it a reproach for them to work,
all the Chopping, Howing &c.
necessarily fall upon their
Women: and as they increase
in Civilization, as is evident
in the Stockbridge

and Bro-
, the women are
gradually relieved from this
Drudgery, and their Labours