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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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Donation of 4000 dolls. from England for benefit
of the Indians.

Philad. 7 mo. 23. 1807 Thomas Franklin
Esteemed Friend

The Letter of the Committee of your Yearly
Meeting on the Indian concern, dated on the 27th day of the
5th mo., sign'd by thee on their behalf, was lately consider'd
by a Committee of our Meeting for Sufferings, to whose
particular care & attention the right application of the
Donation of our Friends in England had been referr'd,
they on persuing your written communication & hearing
several of our brethren, Members of our Indian
Committee, who had attended your late Yearly Meeting
& obtain'd some information of the state & progress of this
concern with you, concluded to recommend to our Meeting
for Sufferings held on the 17th Just, that the sum of four
thousand Dollars part of the said Donation, be paid
to your Committee on Indian Affairs--which being
accorded with, we were appointed to inforn your Committee
thereof & that their order or draught for that sum on
Henry Drinker

Treasurer of our Yearly Meeting will be

Thy loving Friends Henry Drinker
Tho. Stewardson