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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journey into Indian Country

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particularly where the State road goe[s]
within 2 or 3 miles of this place, and the
White People are settleing on it fast,
and they haveing put up several Houses both to the East, and West
of the Castle have been put up this Spring
and we saw a number Cattle in the Woods
within two Miles of their Corn &c.

There are several good houses in the
Castle, with Glass Windows and large Piazza
or Portico’s before the door, one of the
Chief’s Houses is painted red, and looks
Showy, -- The main Road from Albany

the Western Country goes through their
enclosure, there being a gate hung on
each side, many travellers stop and
Stay all night at the Red house, it is
called a Tavern. -- Their houses are ge-
nerally floored, with Chimneys at one end


Part of this afternoon was spent in
Settleing with the Stockbridge Indians

concerning the Mill friends built them
and in the evening we had a Council
with the Oneida’s, in order for them
to give us an Answer to the proposals
we made them Yesterday, they informed