Header img
Beyond Penn's Treaty

Account of Indian Affairs in Oneida

Page out of 31

kindly permitted to settle on your lands and we have put our
conclusions in writing, that it may be know what we are willing to
undertake for you, and what we desire you to do towards it yourselves
for we mean to set before you a clear Example if you will agree
to follow it, Now Brothers We trust that we possess your
confidence unmixed with any Jealousies or fears and we request you
to listen Patiently and attentively, to what we are going to propose to
you for your own good and if any part of it displeases you tell
us so and we will consider it; Brothers, Three of our friends
intend to stay with you for these purposes namely Jacob Taylor

Henry Simmons and Enoch Walker; but they are not bound
to remain by anything but good will; neither are they obliged