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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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travelled a pretty good road
through an extensive Country of
open Plains, where there is but little Timber on
it, about which the Seneca Tribe
formerly lived, on said road we met
numbers of Waggons loaded with
families, moving into Canada,
about Sunset we arrived at Tau-
, 30 miles, a Seneca Village
containing about 20 Cabins,
where we lodged at a frenchmans
house (viz) Joseph Paidre, who
was taken captive when very
young, and had married among
them, could talk, good Inglish
& Indian too.

1st day 13th Took our leave
of the Indians, some of whom
appeared very affectionate to me, as