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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Minutes of the Committee on Indian Concern No 1

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been encouraged by the consoling belief that the labor already
bestowed has not been in vain & renewedly strengthened to
continue our endeavors to promote the welfare of this People
by an unshaken confidence in the rectitude of the cause
& a firm persuasion that the excercise of benevolence
remains to be a Christian duty.

Signed &c.

The Committee to procure a Teacher to reside amongst
the Oneidas

report attention thereto & a prospect of obtaining
one; they are continued with James Mott, Anne Merritt,
Lydia Mott,, Catharine Murray & Phebe Field added &
they are authorized to agree with a suitable friend &
desired to give early attention thereto

The attention of the Committee was engaged in the
consideration of making an appointment to visit the

, Stockbridge & Oneida Tribes, with a view
of promoting the welfare & improvement of the
Indians & rendering such advice & assistance to the
friends resident there, as occasion may require &
to this service the following friends are appointed viz.