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I should be glad if conveniant to have a bill
of all the Money which has ben paid to me
or that I have drew for on acount of Indian affairs
and inclose it in the answare to this directed to James

or me. I should be very Glad to receive an
Answare before James Mott sets off for New York which
will be about the middle of 4th mo so that things may
be a little arranged before he leaves.

Affectionately your Friend Joseph Frost

Speech of Cataraugus Indians 1815

Cattaraugus 4th mo 4th 1816 Esteemed Friend
Thomas Eddy

The Indians of Cattaraugus

have requested
me to forward the following speech to be presented to the
Indian Committee of N. York in reply to an address
circulated last year among the different Tribes of Indians
in this state--in complyance with their request I
have taken the liberty to direct it to thy Care.

It is pleasing to observe that through the various
difficulties that attend the situations of the Indians
a disposition continues to prevail among the Sineca

Nation to avail themselves of the comforts of civilized
I am very respectfully
Thy Friend Jacob Taylor

Indian Committee
of N York

Not long since we have had the pleasure
of reciveing one of your printed speeches addressed to
the Indians residing in the state of N York altho not par-
ticularly directed to our Village yet we feel disposed to make
some reply to your friendly advice.

Brothers We agree with you in the belief that the Care and