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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons journals, Vol. 2 1799

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horse at this place, we rode on
crossed White Creek, which was
about 3 or 4 rodes wide, being rem-
arkably paved all across with a solid
Rock, when we had rode about
7 miles we came to a pretty thick
inhabitted Country, as we had
before travelled much through
the Wilderness & heavy roades
but now somewhat better, pass-
ed on through an open Plain
Called Canewangus, where Corn-
& his people formerly
lived, but now only a few.
Families remaining there,
some White Inhabitants about
them tilling the Land; the old
Chief took me a little way
from the road, to see a