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Beyond Penn's Treaty

The Life of Thomas Eddy; Comprising an Extensive Correspondence

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you will labour under many great disadvantages,
and will prevent us from serving you so fully as we
wish to do.

We trust you will closely attend to General Floyd's

counsel, which will be for your good, as we well
know his humane disposition and regard for you will
lead him to bestow much pains with you. On your
example of industry and sobriety great expectations
are formed, with respect to a similar reformation
with the neighbouring Indians; and we earnestly
hope General Floyd will have it in his power to give
a favourable report of you to the Governor, so as to
induce him also to be your friend.

We have not time now to enlarge much, recom-
mending you to the strict observance of the dictates
of the Good Spirit placed in each of your hearts.

We are, truly, your real friends,EDMUND PRIOR,

Address of the Oneida and other Indians to the Assembly
of New York.


As I always had the welfare of my Nation, and
Indians in general, at heart, I ever been use my en-
deavours to prevent drinking the spirituous liquors
intemperately—prevailed upon Oneidas

to unite with
us to send petitions to the Assembly of New York to
stop all liquors. I have inclosed the copy which I
drawn for our Nations, to send, that you may see it.


(A true Copy.)
To the Great Sachem and Chiefs of the State of New
, sitting around the Great Council Fire of
New York.


Before you cover your Council Fire, we beg your
attention to the voice of your brethren. The different