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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Minutes of the Committee on Indian Concern No 1

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by some of our number, and such attention &
assistance afforded them as appeared necessary

As former reports have detailed particular
circumstances relative to the Tribes, we judge it
not requisite to be very minute, but in general
to state. At Brothertown

in consequence
of the attention of John & Thomas Dean, no
assistance at present appears necessary, but as
they have a prospect of removing from thence
we think the care of Friends may still be useful.

At New Stockbridge

in consequence of the
residence of white people among them they have
been led to neglect the cultivation of their lands
but as arrangements are made by Government
to remove the white people, we are encouraged
to hope they will in that case become necessarily
more industrious A number of their women
since the introduction of a spinning School