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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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account of our goods, the river having fallen very fast
in consequence of the dry weather; but in the midst
of our trials we have still been favored, a con-
siderable of rain fell last evening though no
diference appears yet in the river.

As above stated, we agreed with Henry

last evening to go with us to Genesinguhta to be
our interpreter. It is now 11 o'clock, yet neither
he nor his fathers family have gotten their break-
fast, though we have been hurrying him for two
hours past.

About 12 o'clock two of us set off on horse
back, the other three having started an hour
sooner with our baggage accompanied by
Henry O'Neal

. We rode across the river one
mile above the town, and went up the east
side of it to the shore opposite the place of
destination where we again crossed, though
the stream was wide and deep.

We stopped at the house of a chief who went
with us to our intended settlement, getting there
about 3 in the afternoon, where we met with
our friends who came up in a canoe.

We viewed an empty house that stood near
our settlements, but not liking it, we proceeded
to look further. There was one occupied by a fam-
ily, who we understood proposed leaving it, and
would sell their right. The woman who owned