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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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a Reformation in their Life &

We parted from them under
serious Discouragments returning to the afores’d A. Danfords

to lodge and left
the following in writing with
their Interpreter, viz.


We are sent out by the
people called Quakers, who
wrote to the Six Nations

in the
Winter to enquire whether they
were desirous to learn how the
white people manage their
Lands; and to have your Children
taught to read and write, and
be instructed in useful Trades:
They have directed us to visit
you in your Towns, and acquaint
ourselves with your Circumstan-
ces, and so inform them that