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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Minutes of the Committee on Indian Concern No 1

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requested a narrative of what had been done in
this Yearly Meeting on the subject; John Murray,

Samuel Parsons, Shadrach Ricketson & Samuel
are appointed to prepare an essay of a
statement & lay it before the Committee

At a Special Meeting of the Committee on the
Indian Concern held in New York 3 of 3 mo 1812

Present 10 members

The Friends appointed to give attention to the
Shinecock Tribe

of Indians, report that they have
made them a visit, and examined the nature of
their contract with the Town of Southampton; and
that the Trustees of said Town had since given
them notice in writing, that they will meet the
Indians, and those friends whom this Committee
may appoint on the 17th of this month, in order
to accommodate their differences with said