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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journey to Detroit

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the Indian Deputies embark'd, had not
arrived at Fort Erie

when the Detroit Sail'd.
- We are told the Commissioners are not
to come to this Garrison, but to Land, and
encamp, at the mouth of the River, there
to wait the proper time to proceed to Sandusky
- in the Detroit came up the Cordage for a
new Vessell, now building on Lake Superior


Dined at James Abbotts

, a Merchant of this
place, we were kindly entertained, and spent
an agreeable afternoon.


Spent the Day at M.Dolsen

's place on
the East side of the River.- In the afternoon
sail'd the Sloop Detroit for the Falls of St.Mary's,
and about the time arrived the
Sloop Saganough from Fort Erie, by this
Vessell we were informed that the Commissioners
were all on on board the Dunmore, ready
to sail, and only waiting for a Wind, when
the Chippeway arrived with the Indian
deputies, on which a Council was held, the
result was, that, at the request of the Indians,