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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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12 lights of window glass,
2 sets of irons,
1 pair of pot hooks,
1 small iron kettle, and several other
small articles.

11th. Sixth day.

This morning in company
with major Craig

waited on General Wilkinson
at his own house, who received us with much
respect, expressed his great satisfaction to see
us on our present errand, and manifested a
disposition desirous of contributing both to our
encouragement and assistance, He also renewed,
in our presenence, his directions to the aforesaid
major Craig, deputy Quarter Master, to forward our
goods up the river, and invited us to take dinner
with him, which kindness we acknowledged,
but excused our selves, on account of our bus-
iness. The deputy Quarter Master said it
was about 140 miles by land to Cornplanter's
, but much more by water, -- that it was
a good time for them to go, the river being
neither too low, nor too high. So that the
prospect of things looks a little more lightsome.

About three in the afternoon a
boat was in readiness, and the Quarter Master
furnishing a wagon we soon got our goods
collected to the water-side, weighed and put
on board, amounting in the whole to 4,734