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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Some Notes Kept of a Journey

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up their children to labor; endeavouring
to convince them of the advantage it
is to farmers to live seperate from each
other and not in little towns. -- A sil-
versmith had made many exertions
to settle among the Indians, which
we entirely disapproved - - The Agent

desired them not to suffer him to come
on their land, for we would get their
money for broaches and bobs that
would be of no use to them. for when
they wanted a yoke of oxen, if they
had money they could go among the
white people and get them, but if
you take a basketfull of these broach-
es they will not take them.- he also descanted
on the great benifit of having the Qua-
kers among them, and the advantages
of the mills; signifying there were no
people who had done more for them
than they had-- He came home with
our young men, and the eve was spent