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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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intended to learn to read.

I told them, (respecting the old
grey headed Woman) I thought
She was the Mother of wickedness
and as they had been so long in a
Dark & Evil State, I thought She
must be white Headed. and did
hope she was dying from among
them, and when she was Dead,
the Worldly Spirit would go too.

Cornplanter said the Devil
would Die, if they tried to do good.

3rd. Month 26th. CornPlanter
sent 9 of his Men to Buffalo
to receive money, their Anuity
who returned, in 14 Days, with
one Thousand five Hundred and
Sixty Dollars, ( and some goods