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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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and brother Henry disputing together
some times so high as to get very an-
gry at each other, her brother think-
ing he knew more than his father,
and would not take his advice, but
must have his own way, which
was very wrong, the guide then told
her to stop, He would speak, and
said it was true what she had said a bout
her brother abusing his Father,
for he ought to obey him as long
as he lives. The young man then
addressed his Father in this way,
being concerned that he had suffer-
ed so much and that his own Son
then living had taken so little
care of him, but would go out of
the way when his father grew