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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journey into Indian Country

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Men would want a house to live in, and a
piece of good Land to work, that so they
may be able to raise their bread. For
which purpose we wanted desired some of their
Chiefs would to go with us, to look about their Coun-
-try, and conclude where would be most ad-
-vantageous to the nation for our young
men to settle down on, and that we would
wished to see their nation in general
Council once more before we left them.
Upon our letting them know we had no
more to say, Cornplanter

desired his
People would all come and shake hand
with us, he himself first setting the ex-

20 and 1st of the week,

we had some conversati-
-on this morning about sitting together
in " religious retirement, and thought
it would be right to inform Cornplanter

that if he or any of his sober people
enclined to set with us it would be ac-
-ceptable, tho the prospect of such an
undertaking felt weighty, before we were
fully concluded, the Chief with his son
Henry came in to our appartment, and
said he hoped we would not think hard