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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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Sizes, which they possess, as
they do other Things, as distinct
and private property: They
have one Sawmill on their Land,
which is private Property; and
there is a Grist Mill belonging
to white people about two or
three Miles from the Center
of their Buildings; they have
some good Cattle, Cows and working
Oxen, and about ₤800 a year com-
ing in from Government; so that
they seem to be in a promising
way to live comfortably, being
having acknowledged the prior right
of the Brothertown’s

, they might cer-
tainly have retained their whole
Land, had not their own Imprudence
rendered the above measure eligible.