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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journey into Indian Country

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able till we arrived nearly on it, Shortly
after we passed through this Town, we began
to Ascend the Blue Mountain, an high
Towering eminence, steep and very Rocky,
in about three Miles we arrived at the
bottom of the Opposite side, where we
Crossed the main branch of Conedogwine
and took up our Quarters at George Skinner

good accommodations, he has made valuable
improvements, though in a Wild romantic Coun-
-try. 29 miles


Set of early, we immediately asscened
another Mountain much like our last,
when we arrived at its Summit we had
a delightful View of a well improved
Valley three two or more miles in weadth, with
a lofty Mountain beyond, Just as we ente-
-red this Valley, we Crossed the Conacocheague
Creek a beautiful stream, in about half
a Mile we passed through Phanetts-Burgh

a Village of perhaps 30 Loghouses, shortly af-
-ter we crossed passed this Town we ascend-
-ed a third Mountain much like the two
last discribed, from thence to Birds at fort
5 miles, through a rough Country,