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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Copy of a manuscript respecting the American Indians

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done a great deal for us, out of Love to the great good
spirit and your fellow creatures--that we poor natives
might as it were rise up and walk and follow the good path
which you follow, by which I always feel thankful and
hope you will not lose your reward in heaven. I feel
our obligations are increased as our advantages are increa
sed to serve God in sincerity and in truth. The Religion
is somewhat low amongst us but Christians seem
to keep on still. there has been but a few careless ones stirred
up for soul concern since your young men left us who
at Oneida-- but others seem still to remain in the bondage
of spiritual Pharaoh. But God is able to turn their hearts
and make them willing to walk towards Concern--
I have no time to express as I feel, but to conclude with
your prayers that the great good Spirit may pour down
his blessing upon us--that religion may again revive
among us.

Catharine Solomon

To Elizabeth Townsend
Daughter of J Clark

New Stockbridge

14 10 Month. 1801.
Dear Sister I take this opportunity to inform you that
we have received your kind letter which gladden our
hearts. We are all well - and the great good spirit has
blessed the labours of our Lands the summer past with
good crops of grain -We are happy to see our good
friend Jos. Clark, also our young women who were
put under the care of our friends -I often thought of you
since you left our Country -I wish all the women
in the world as well as men become such as you
are, followers of the Great good Spirit _ then it would