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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Minutes of the Committee on Indian Concern No 1

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At a Meeting of the Committee on the concern relative
to the Indian Natives, held in New York 10th of 12 mo 1810

Present 22 members

The Friends appointed to visit the Indians on the
Eastern part of Long Island,

made the following report,

Four of the Committee have visited the Indians on
the Eastern parts of Long Island

, and found them we
apprehend nearly in the situation as when the Committee
visited them in 10th Mo 1808


on Montauk have plenty of good land to improve, &
other priviledges, so that with industry & economy they
might subsist very comfortably.

The Shinicock

near the Canoe Place not so well circumstanced, their
land being not so good & more under restrictions from
the white people. At Montauk they have a pretty
good school house, & sometimes have a School therein;
they also occupy it for a Meeting place. At the
Canoe place they have a Meeting House now in