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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Letter to Friends from David Fowler

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An Indian Settlement at a town called Brotherton in
the Oneida Country consisting of various tribes from New
England & some from Long Island; consisting in the
whole of 26 families--and 113 Parsons--distance from
Albany abs 110 miles--the all speak English, they profess
themselves to be Baptists, they have a Meeting
House which is also used for a School, where 25 Children
are taught to read write & Arithmetic, the teacher is a young
married man who gives satisfaction in his employment