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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journey into Indian Country

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directed his speech to us, expressing his satisfaction in see-
-ing us all in good health, then informing, some
of his People were gone out a hunting, &
if we had any thing to propose to them
they were now ready, being all collected
that would come. After a Short time of
silence wherein we felt an earnest tra-
-vel, we might be renewedly favoured,
a suitable introductory speech was made
on our part, and then the following con-
-clusions of the 22nd were read, and enterpret-

To Cornplanter

and all our Indian
Brothers of the Seneca Nation, now living
on the Allegeny River.

We have now been several days
among you, and have had Councils with
your Chiefs, and Wise Men, and have had
looked about your Country, and agreed
upon a place for our Young Men to be-
-gin upon, and we are glad and thank
-ful to the great Spirit, that every thing
we have proposed for your good, has been
so agreeable to your Minds, that we seem
to agree together like Brothers, having
but one mind in every thing that we