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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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benefits which will be likely to attend
their Children, thus being Educated.

After some time they informed
me, that there was not one of them
who had any objections to what I had
said, but were satisfied, and thought
if I would mention it to the rest, it
might be of use to them; who were averse
to their Children being Educated.

After this meeting my School
was much Larger than before, be-
tween 20 & 30, several of them Men
grow, and some of them anxious
to learn, though many of them
very tedious, which kept me so
faithful in Teaching them, that
at times I have been almost weary
in well doing.

Cornplanter informed me