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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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in a Cruel manner, he being
somewhat intoxicated.

Sixth month 15th. The
Cornplanter being from home
about ¾ of a mile, where he
had men employed to build him
a house, and where we were en-
gaged in Erecting a School-
house, an express came to him
that his Brother or Step Brother
was dying, (who had been on
the decline of Life for several years)
he straitway went, and found a
number of his people convened
and his brother laying breathless
for the space of half an hour, but
in about 2 hours after he came to