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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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divinely favoured to communicate
some pertinent & juditious Counsel
to them on various subjects, to
the furtherance of Civilization
and their future well being;
and after several days delibera-
tion thereon, large number of
them assembled in Council,
and made reply on each subject
Which we had spoke to them up-
on; myself only being present, I
was not capable of retaining
their Speech in memory,
made by Cornplanter, so as to
commit the one half to paper
but only the Contents; which
is thus. They had made enquiry