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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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considerable stock of horses, some swine and sheep.

On the east, near enough to supply them with
water, runs the Oneida Creek, and on the west
in the same valley, is a small stream: so that
thiy are well supplied with it.

Towards the south end of their valley, they
have a grist, and a saw mill. Their grist-
mill does considerable work for white people,
and there is a large quantity of logs and
boards at the saw-mill.

We called to see most of the families
of note amongst them, and paid short visits, with
which they manifested great satisfaction and pleas-
ure, as most of them knew one of us who had
spent some weeks in that place before.

We also visited a school kept by John

, a religious Indian man, who conducted
it with becoming solidity and order, with which
we were very much pleased.

Many of the women were solid, sen-
sible, and engaging. Their houses were clean
with wooden floors and glass windows: them-
selves and children mostly clean and neat,-
the men and boys were hoeing corn &c.

There appeared to be as much difference be-
tween Cornplanter

's people, and this nation, as
between this people and the better livers among the
white people. We went to see their mill which,