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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journey into Indian Country

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River, beginning at the Pennsylvania

Line, the lines of the reservation is
not yet Run, but we found the Indians
have a choice that it should ly on the
River, half a mile wide on each side.
about 9 miles from hence up the River lat-
-terly stood a Town called Genesinguh-
, the Inhabitants of which Village a
few years since mostly removed here,
about 10 miles further up the River we
understood a settlement had latterly
been made, from the best information
we could get, thought somewhere a-
-bout the Old Town would be the most
suitable place to fix on, it being about
half way between the upper settlement and
lower Town, according with consider-
-able exertion about 9 OClock we got Cornplan-
, his son Henry, and three other
Indians to embark with us five in
a Canoe, they put us up the River with
setting Poles at the Rate of 3 miles an hour.
in places the River was Shallow and
ran rapid, in other places from two
to six feet deep, we pased by a num-
-ber of Islands, some pretty large, which
appeared rich, were grown over with grass
and other herbage very luxuriant, the