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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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which they receive early of the British
as a favor for their adherence
in the time of War, between the British & Americans.

In a few days after their return
the money & goods were divided
and a Council held, at which they
requested me to attend, in order to
read some writing to them, which
I did, and was pressed in Spirit to
caution them against spending
their money for Strong drink
and other unnecessary articles;
but to purchase Cloathing to
keep them Warm in the Winter
and other useful things & c.

5th. Month. About the