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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Minutes of the Committee on Indian Concern No 1

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leaving off strong drink; we hope you will continue in
this good resolution daily seeking to the great Spirit
to strengthen you in it.

We are glad you have got your eyes
open to see what is good for you, and that is is right
and honorable to cultivate the earth, so that you
and your families may live comfortably.

We want you to help forward this good
work, not only by encouraging the men to be sober
and industrious, but by being so yourselves, doing
your part of the business by learning to spin, weave,
make clothing for yourselves and families, and
keeping your houses and all around you neat
and clean.

Brothers and Sisters-
we wish you would be
careful to bring up your Children well, teach them to