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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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6th Mo. 13th By Com-
mand of the Old Chief 3 of
his men took the Life of a
Woman, which knives, one whom
they supposed to be a Witch
or that She had poisoned oth-
ers, and threatened the day
before to do the like again
which reached Cornplanters Ears,
However worther of death she
might have been, I know not,
but I took her to be a bad

The same day, I with the
assistance of an Indian, res-
cued a Woman, whose Husband
was beating her with his fist,