so that we
slept but little, Our horses us may be
supposed, fared no better. 45 miles [to day].
About noon we arrived at the
Plains within 18 miles of Genesee river.
I* * J.S.
on this side the river, having left my compan-
ion* * J.P.
Here our horses could eat grass without much molestation.
About noon he arrived at my
quarters. He had a full interview with
the Indians for the United States.
we had been doing at Cornplanter's settlement
of the young men we had left there. The Captain
expressed great satisfaction with our proceedings
and thought there was encouragement to ex-
tend labour towards that people: for he had been
some time past, through the Onida settlement
and he apprehended he saw considerable im-
provement since Friends extended care there,
About 2 o'clock we set off towards Canandai-
thickly settled, highly improved country, con-
sidering the settlement was no more than
ten years old, which was very animating; having
for 300 miles been mostly in the wilderness.