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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journey into Indian Country

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pan Share, is almost the only plough such, that
is used for 200 miles back; they appear to
work easy both for the horses, and plough
-man, and does their business pretty neat.

Shortly after we left this stage we Cross-
-ed the Wallkill, fifty miles higher up than
where we crossed it firtday last, yet the
Stream was so large, as to have a forge erect-
-ed on it a little above the fording place.
In about 7 miles further we Crossed the
Pawlinskill, which was the first Water
we met with that runs ran into the Delaware,
having gone round all the head branches
of said River, as we did those of Susquehanna, stopped and got our dinner
at Benjamin Schoolies

12 miles who, with his Wife
are examplary friends, thence one mile
to Newtown or Sussex Courthouse a smart
Village, thence to Jacob Lundys, through
a pretty good Country tho very much bro-
-ken with Limestone. As we advanced
towards Jacobs, the Land became more Ara-
-ble, I believe no place that I have rode
through since I left home, had so kindly
and good a limestone as for 10 or 15 miles back
Ten thousands of loads may be collected with-
-out Quarying, or being under the necessitity