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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Travels in Some Parts of North America

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may be brought to, where acting under wrong im-
pressions of imagined religious zeal. This cruel
massacre was completed in one of the largest in-
lands towns in America, in the broad face of day,
and in so public a manner, that after the commission
of this atrocious murder, the miscreants all came
out and stood at the door of the house, besmeared
with blood, gave three loud huzzas, mounted their
horses, and rode away. Notwithstanding this pub-
licity, and a proclamation by John Penn

, the Go-
vernor, offering a reward of 200l. for the discovery
of any of them, yet such was the dread in which
they were held, that none of them were brought
to justice.