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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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and our friend Joshua Sharpless,
informed them, that it were their
wishes I could have felt contented
to stay a little while longer,
but thought they must leave it
to myself, and that I thought,
it was my Duty to return home,
or words to the same purport.

Cornplanter, replid he had
nothing more to say to it, but,
that it might be right for me,
to go and see my Parents, & Friends
& that he should accompany me
through the Indian settlements
as far as Cannadarque, on the
way which I had proposed
going, he then expressed