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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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the Womens motion is chiefly, by
moveing their feet, set close together
sideways, first the toes than the heels
moving round with the men also,
but are silent, after they had
taken two heats at dance, their mi-
nister (who was a very lusty Indian)
said it was enough, and thanked
them, and shortly after addressed
them with a long speech by way
of advice, after which they conclu-
ded the business with eating wh-
ich had been prepared the fore
part of the same day.

About a week after
they made a great feast, af-