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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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round in the Circles with the men,
& Boys, who look very stedfastly
to the ground, but are silent.
at certain intervals, of their
dances, some of the fore rank of
men made speeches to the com-
pany, by way of Preaching,
especially one who was particu-
larly called their Minister.
about sundown they concluded
and all partook of their Cookery.

The next day went on much
as yesterday tho, to a greater
strain of vanity & Idolitry and burnt the dog to ashes.

In the evening of the same
I informed the old Chief, Cornplan-
, I was desirous of speaking