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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Committee on Indian Concerns Scrapbook

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not stop here but we shall convey it to the Seneca Nation

one of their tribe is now with us.

It was then asked them
if they wished the care of the committee continued towards
them, after a short conference in their own language, the
Chief replied,

We want the committee to know we feel very
thankful for what they have done, we do not wish to be
beggars, we have not a conscience to ask for more, yet if they
see it right to instruct or assist us in any way, for
good, we shall recieve it with the greatest kindness.

6th mo. 1819. Above two hundred present