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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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state. The query is, Is the regulation of public
inns, a subject unworthy the attention of
the legislature? must the farmer smart
for it if he offers a pound of butter for sale
a few grains too light, and may the tavern
keeper with impunity trick honest travellers
out of their money, by selling three quarts
of oats for four,?

From here we proceeded to Porren's ta-

11 miles where we lodged. This ap-
pears like a full handed Dutchman plenty
of good wholesome fare, both for man and beast,
but little attention to please or oblige, At our
next stop they were obliging, & gentle accommodation

7th Month 1st First day.

We would have been
glad to have reached a Friends meeting to
day, but found it impracticable, therefore
thought best of travelling. We arrived at
Samuel Baldwin

's about 4 o'clock, weary and
glad we were got to a Friends house. The weather
lately has been very warm, and we having travelled
hard from Oneida, both we and our horses
wanted rest, we concluded to lay by here a
day or two, get them shod, and help their
backs which were a little sore.

2nd, 2nd day.

This morning concluded to
pay a visit to our ancient friend Edward