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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Account of Indian Affairs in Oneida

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building a Grist mill by agreeing to advance three dollars
to your one of all the money actually to be paid for Materials,
Mechanical, labour and vitualing the workmen, you finding
the timber and delivering it on the spot, and doing such other
parts of the business as you may be capable of without bring
-ing it into the general charge, of which we have agreed to pay
three fourths, we also agree that the 100 dollars lent to Captain

by our committee together with 40 Dollars lent to
John Sergeant by us for the use of the nation, shall be consider
-ed as a part of this advance, and left in your hands for
the aforesaid purpose providing always that if the government
shall at any time pay the expense of said mill agreeable to