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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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blessings of this life: and that as their ground
was equally good with with that possessed by white
people, it would also be equally productive
if the same industry and method of farming
it were pursued.

In a few minutes after we had
concluded, and informed them so, Cornplanter

observed, now all things are settled and done.
We will cover up the council fire.

They dined with the chief. About five
o'clock, we had a loaf of warm Indian bread
with beans in it, baked in a Duch oven, and a
little butter was all that was set before us. They
informed us they had no meat.

In the evening our young men returned to their