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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Minutes of the Committee on Indian Concern No 1

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settlement & sat with them in Council; there being also
present about twenty eight of the principal men of
the Tanawanto Tribe

who had assembled there
to solemnized the funeral of their great Prophet
who decreased a few days before at Onondago, where
he had paid his usual annual visit. It is
believed he has been very useful in reforming
these Nations and divers ohers whom he had
visited once in the year, and by precept and
example encouraged temperance & sobriety
amongst those nations with great success

A sober man, one of the Tonawanta Tribe

was our Interpreter; he appeared to be much
interested with the subjects contained in the
address, and we believe he communicated it
faithfully to those assembled, which appeared
to be received with much satisfaction by those
of the different Tribes present. Andrew were