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Beyond Penn's Treaty

The Bank of Faith and Works United

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a silver dollar out of his pocket, saying, Well, if you
will stay no longer, take this piece of money, which made
me burst into a flood of tears, and acknowledge, that No
sum of gold could ever reward him for his disinterested
love, and fatherly care over me, in a strange land, where
I knew no mortal when I came here; begging the Lord
to return his mercy upon his children; having three
amiable women, whom I loved as sisters, who were a cre-
dit to him, and his beloved wife, who with himself, will
ever be gratefully remembered, as friends raised up by
God, to answer His own Purpose by me; and I trust when
all the children of God will be received into the King-
dom, I shall see them, and hear it say unto them, among
His sheep, Verily I say unto you, in as much as ye have
done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye
have done it unto me. We parted with much affection,
and my friends gave me this letter to keep in remem-
brance their names.

[20th 8th mo. 1805, Paris.] A testimonial received from Calvin Young, who introduc-
ed Dorothy Ripley to the Oneida Tribe, or Pagan
Vernon, July 26, 1805.

A LADY from England, by the name of Dorothy Rip-
, was introduced to me by a gentleman who came pas-
senger with her in the mail stage, for the purpose of
preaching to the Oneida and the neighbouring Indians.
On Sunday, the 28th, I had the pleasure of introducing her
to a part of the Oneida Tribe, called the Pagan party,
who believe not in the Christian Religion, but in worship-
ing the Great Spirit, by sacrificing and dancing. I in-
formed the Great Chief that she had come a great way to
preach to them. This Chief is called the Blacksmith, and
is a complete savage in every respect, and very envious
to the white people; but in this instance seemed to be
well pleased with her visit, and expressed himself in this
manner, That the white people generally came to them
under a pretence of friendship, that after they had obtained