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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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continue up to that place: If it accords
with thy orders to satisfy him for this ex-
tra labor, the business will be settled: if
not please to present these lines, with
his extra bill, to Abner

and Jesse Barker
who are hereby authorized to settle it, placing
the same to the account of Thomas Fisher
of Phila.

Note, we have made him a present of
three dollars which we do not wish de-
ducted out of his reasonable bills.

I am with respect thy friend. John Pierce.
Isaac Craig

This evening let Cornplant-

know that we should now be ready to de-
part for Buffalo, as soon as would be conve-
nient for him. He informed us he could not
be ready in less than four days. We felt
some reluctance at being detained after
our business was done, but submitted to
the time proposed.

Owing to the want of a suit-
able interpreter Our Travellers had but little
conversation with the Indians beyond their
business affairs, being now through with
that, they conversed a little about their cus-
toms, in which Cornplanter

said they