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New York Yearly Meeting minutes [Indian reports extracted]

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New York

The Committee appointed to the
Important concern, appertaining to the welfare of
the Indians made the following report in writing viz.-

New York

That during the last year they have several times met
and the subject of their concern has engaged their attention
and that one of their number, in company with our friend
Hugh Judge

, has paid a visit to some of the Tribes situate
in the Oneida Country since last year, to a good degree of
satisfaction; having reason to believe there is a progressive
improvement in civilization and agricultural pursuits. -

There are a number of Schools established amongst
them; one of which has been taught by a man friend from

, who appeared likely to prove useful to that People,