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Account of I. Coates, J. Sharpless, & J. Pierce, visits to Indian Reservation, NY

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The following account of
visits to these Indian Reservations in
Western New York

, has been compiled
from the accounts kept by Isaac
, Joshua Sharpless and John
of their visits to those Indians
in the years 1798 and 1799. It appears
that the above named persons were
highly esteemed by their friends in
general and they were often appoint-
ed on important business in the
Friends Society of which they were

The Indian Committee

ed various articles for the Indians'
use in agricultural industry &c
which they forwarded to Pittsburg
about the time those Friends start
ed who went in 1798.