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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 1 1796-1797

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Dear Friends,

Henry Simmons Jun.r. presented the
within cirtificate to this Committee on the 20th
of the 5th Month 1796
, Since which (save some
time spent on a visit to his relations) he has
been acceptably and steadily engaged in the ser-
vice of the Concern under our direction, and
at our last Meeting expressing an apprehension
that he was released therefore requested a few lines
to you. The Clerk was directed to endorse a
copy of this Minute on his Cirtificate and sign
the same on behalf of this Committee. Extract
from the minutes of the Committee appointed
by the yearly Meeting of the Pennsylvania &c.

Henry Simmons’s (for the Gradual Civilization
& real Welfare of the Indian Natives) Cirtificate
Philadelphia 12th mo. 21st 1799
To the Monthly Meeting of
Friends at Middletown Bucks County

Thomas Wistar Clk.