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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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they then began, and said, they had
made strict enquiry amongst them-
selves about us but could not find
out any fault against us, but
that we were always doing what
was right among them & c.

Cornplanter said I had been
a great help to him, particu-
larly in endeavouring to prevent
so much Whiskey from come-
ing into their Town, and if I
went away he would have no
body there to help him.

We then requested the Indians
to seperate from us a few minutes
that we might have a little
opportunity by ourselves, and