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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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Attention to the voices of your
brother, the different Tribes living
Oneida Country

; speaks to you in
the remembrance of the friendship
you have manifested towards them in
all their Treaties.

We ourselves have held Councils at
different Times to contemplate the
welfare of our nations because we
cannot but groan to see our Situation:
It is also melancholy to reflect on
the ways of our forefathers.


You are sometimes sorry
to see the deplorable Situation of your
Indian Brethren, for which
you have given us many good
Counsels; tho’ we feel ourselves
willing to follow your Coun-
sels, but it has made no Effect