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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Minutes of the Committee on Indian Concern No 1

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10th of 12 mo

the Committee met

Information was communicated to the Committee
that several women of the Stockbridge Tribe

desirous of opening a Spinning School under the
care of Mary Doxtady late Peters, and wanted
some wheels and flax for that purpose; on consideration
it was concluded to furnish them on
loan with four small wheels and one large wheel
some wool cards, some wool, flax and flaxseed, to the
amount altogether of 30 to 40 Dolls; the Clerk is
directed to furnish a copy of this minute to Joseph
, and request him to procure the above on
behalf of the Committee, and draw on the Treasurer
for the amount.

It being stated in the report of the Committee
who lately visited the Indians that a tract of land