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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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9 Mo. 11th 99. Then arrived
at Coniscotago, some of our Friends
from Philadelphia & parts adjacent
very unexpected to myself, not
having heard any thing about their
comeing before. Which was to us
a time of mutual heartfelt joy
whose names hereafter will be mentioned

12th. I accompanied them to
Genesinguhta, where my compani-
ons resided. where they tarried till
the 14th. We then proceeded down
the river back to Coniscotago, in a
Canoe, in order to sit with the
Indians in Council, when assem-
bled Cornplanter & Son Henry
Interpretter stood up, and ex-
pressed thankfulness, for our