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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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After a short but solemn
Pause, Cap. Hendrick

, in
Behalf of the Nation, made,
in substance, the following Reply.


We shall speak
but a few words: We are glad
of your Company amongst
us these three weeks, that
as you told us in the first
Council, you might know
what was best for all the
Indians here, and now you
tell us, what you think pro-
per to do for our Nation.


We rejoice that the good
Spirit has put it into your