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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Journal, Visit to Indians in New York State, v.1

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the Indians Town, calld Cold Spring- we
reachd the Settlement of our Friends at Tunassassa
about 1/2 past 5 oClock, I believe
under a grateful sense that we had
been mercifully cared for & helped -
along- found our Friends here well
to Wit Thomas Dutton

& Sarah his Wife
with 3 of their Children- (3 more being
left behind in Pennsylvania)-
Agness Cadwalader - Joel Swain & Jon
athan Thomas
- There are about 30
Houses in the Indian Settlement some
of them well built & their Corn, beens
& truck look well- they have had
no port on this River, but when we
came to where our Friends are settld
which is half a Mile from the River
the Corn & Vines were killd- Cold
Spring is about 2 1/2 or 3 Miles from here-
as we rode Thro'- the Indians who saw
us lookd very pleasantly, but the
greater part of them were from home
some gone to & Council at Buffalo &
others out a Hunting to procure Ven