in her own house, the sum of two
dollars to be paid to the woman.
Brothers we will give you these pre-
miums for four years, if our young men
stay here so long - upon these conditions -
that the person who applies for a premium
must produce a certificate from two of the
Chiefs, signifying the quantity of grain, cloth,
&c: for what the premium is demanded, and
that it was raised, or made, in the manner
above mentioned, - and that the person has
not been intoxicated with whiskey at
least for the term of six months before
that time.* * that they apply for their premiums. And our friends are hereby
authorized and desired to pay the above
premiums, agreeable to what is herebefore ex-
pressed. 5th Mo. 22nd 1798.
After reading these propositions, we were
again enabled, solemly to expostulate
with them on various subjects, relative,
both to their moral and temporal conduct:
but particularly on their excessive use of
strong drink, a variety of instances whereof
we had been eye witnesses to.