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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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Lands within about
one mile and an half of Cap.

The Oneida’s

are, by far the
most considerable nation, being
the Original proprietors of
all this part of the Country;
They consist of between six
and seven hundred Individuals,
have yet a large quanty of
Land of a good Quality, tho’ they
are frequently making it
less by Sales to Government,
one of which is now a surveying,
and has been some in our way,
by engaging their Attention.
They appear to be a declin-
ing People, not only in their
Land going one piece after