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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Diary, Visit to Indians

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no Council Several Indians Calld to See us Seanidoe

& others
in the afternoon we Rode out to Cornplants Camp where we Saw
Graney Wagus an old Indian woman it was Said She is above
one Hundred years old lives 100 miles from here which She Traveld
I Believe on foot, Skenidors Daughter was to See us with a Child
2 years old which Sucks we were informed by the old man that
they sucked there Children Some times untill they are 4 years of age
this man saith he is 80 years old is very active & healthy our
landlord informed us he keeps a good Tavern in the Onida Settlement
Can furnish Travelers with a good Dish of Tea & other wist But Can
Speake hardly any English


the Comm

& Indians in Dispute a bought a matter we thought had
Been settled which Makes the Time appear long as we hoped
to Set homewards tomorrow But now we may be Detained Several
Days, which makes it more Trying the weather Being very good to
Loose the time


to Day Spent Doing no Buiseness the Indians Chief Being too Drunk
the Comm

Calld to See us this After noon Drank Tea with us
we had Conversation with him Respecting there Dispute it
appeard they were not willing to Conferm all there former Sails
of Lands to the westward of the lands now Ceceted Back to
them which we thought they had Done on 4 Day last


Rained the Comm & Indians in Council Trying to Settle the
Articles of the Treaty & we waiting with anctious Desires to Set
of home the Rodes Being very Bad when we Came & Expect
them worse when we Return But it appears Best to Stay untill
the Buiseness is finished