the Minister, sees and hears me. I can say, I believe he
is full of thoughts, and many anxious ones have revolved
in his mind, since this council was called.
Brother, enough has been said; what is your wish?
tell us plainly! Do you want money to repair the breach
and heal the wound made in your heart? or do you prefer
a confession from the young man, who thus insulted you,
and a request for your forgiveness, promising before all
the Chiefs, that he will never do the like again? and can
you on these conditions, freely, and from the heart, forgive
him? if so, the Chiefs will be responsible for the young
The latter proposition was accepted; a noble and
generous confession was made by the young Indian, and
he received the full pardon of the White Man, to the great
joy of all present.
[Copied for her friend DOROTHY RIPLEY.]