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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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The morning following I went to Corn-
in order to make a note of
the Sick man sayings, (who had
then much recovered of his sick-
ness) at the same time the old Chief
said he liked some ways of the
white people very well, and some
ways of the Indians also, and he
thought it would take some length
of time, to lead them out of
all their own Customs, & as to
their Worship Dance which they
hold twice a year, they intended
to keep it up, as they could not
read, they knew of no other way
of Worshiping the great Spi-
rit, if they declined that they