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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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down, and was saved; but the
poor Child who had been in-
strumental to the Scene was so
confused, as not to know how
to get down, altho’ her Brother
had opened the Way: and what
was more extraordinary the
poor Mother, reflecting on the
desperate Situation of her Child,
most earnestly endeavoured to
press the same on the Men, with the
possibility of relieving her, by
means of the floor being loose;
but the Confusion was so great,
that all were deaf to her most
moving Entreaties; even the
Child’s Father himself.