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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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to hauling and chopping wood for coal,
that before noon they had a pretty commodi-
ous shop covered, and all ready for building
the fireplace, and a considerable quantity of
wood ready for the pit.

The lad also that proposed engaging in
farming, entered into work with our friends
this morning. That things now wear a
more encouraging appearance: and our friends
here, sensibly feel it to their relief and

It now looks likely we may set off
home, to day, which feels very pleasant.

One says, My mind for the most part
has been easy for the most part about my
family and concerns at home ever since I left
them: but our business appearing to be gone
through the draught home feels strong.

About 1 o'clock took an affection-
ate farewell of our Friends, having before
taken leave of the Indians, and set off to New

- 17 miles - thence to the Mohawk river
at Fort Schuyler 4 miles, where we passed through