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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Travels in Some Parts of North America

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going to B. S.'s. This night we took up our
lodgings at a very good inn, kept by a Doctor

. Although in the midst of the Oneida
, and 300 or 400 miles inland from Phila-
delphia or New-York, the room in which I slept
was elegantly furnished. It had an excellent
bed, &c. the floor was spread with good carpet,
and the curtains of the windows and of the bed
were of smart Manchester print. I observed
several stout Indian men sitting in the bar room;
but they were not suffered to get intoxicated, which
I thought was greatly to the Doctor's credit, as
many of the tavern keepers supply them to excess.

11th Month, 23d.

We set out early and came
to a large good inn, belonging to an Oneida

who has assumed the name of John Denny. This
is a large brick house, having four good rooms,
and a spacious passage and staircase on the ground
floor. The rooms were not less than 18 feet by
20 feet, lofty and well furnished. He had an offer
of 82l. 2s. 6d. a year rent for it, or one dollar
per day, which he had accepted. This house
of Denny's, and that belonging to Stockden,
were built by Indian workmen, and do them great
credit. Denny has two daughters, one of whom
was lately married to a German, a respectable
farmer; and her father, according to a promise
he made, gave him one bushel of dollars as her
portion; and, I was told, he sometimes says, that