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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Account of Indian Affairs in Oneida

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men expressed a willingness to reside some time amongst
the natives (to wit) Jacob Taylor,

Enoch Walter, and Henry Simmon
with three of the committee namely John Pierce, Joseph Sansom
and James Cooper to accompany them and open a settlement
in some part of the Oneida reservation, (one which lived a
the Oneidas, Muheconick and a few Tuscororas) Also to visit seve-
ral other Nations and inform them* what the design of Friends
was in coming forward in this way, the above named friends
came on horseback except Jacob Taylor who came by wa
-ter to convey some articles for the use of the settlement
and a few presents for the Indians, they arrived about the
beginning middle of the 6th Mo. of this year amongst them, after
see page 21 this book