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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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was still in the determination of re-
turning home. I told them I be-
lieved it was as right for me to return
in a short time, as it were for me
to come amongst them, yet
nevertheless, as our Friends had
come forward, we did intend to
consult eachother about it, after
the Council, for as they were
older than myself, and sometimes
old people knew better than
young ones. but I told them
they could give our friends an an-
swer, in respect to their satis-
faction with our being amongst
them, and desired they might
not hide any thing from them,