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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Visit to Oneida and Other Tribes of Indians

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principal Indians, of men
and women, came together:
They opened the Council by
producing our Letter of last
Spring, and informing that
they had answered it by Let-
ter to Cap. Chapin

: After
which we opened the Nature
of our Concern in general,
having the Aforesaid John
, for our Interpreter,
who was a very poor one, and
then informed them how
far we had proceeded in it;
particularly towards their
Brothers the Oneidas; and
that our Regard was equally