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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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joining with them in a serious considera-
tion of what might be profitably proposed
to the Oneidas

on the subject of the young
men working on the farm with our friends,
as well as the necessary arrangements relative to
William Gregory's prospect as a smith.

3rd First day.

Two Indians one a chief paid us
a visit this morning, we being employed in writing
and reading. We endeavored to let them know
that we did not work on First day, though
we found it difficult to make them sensible of
the reason, Since our coming into these parts
we have kept meetings twice a week, Our oppor-
tunity to day, felt like a parting meeting,
and a travil was experienced for the presen-
tation of our young men, whom we expect short-
ly to leave, It was a time wherein we witnessed
a renewal of strength.

4th 2nd day

A wet day. Cornplanter

word that a number of indians are going with
him to Buffalo, who were not fully ready, but
would call on us tomrrow. The nights are
still cool: we have steadily had four blankets
under us and the same number above, yet none too
many. I do not recollect seeing the sunrise clear
since we came here [principally on account of the