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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons letterbooks, Vol. 1 1797

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one Thousand seven Hundred and Ninety Four.

Timothy Pickering (L.S.) Here follows the names
of fifty nine Indians Witness, Israel Chapin,
James Smedley, Augustus Porter, Wm Ewing,
Wm Shepherd Junr, John Wickham, James K Gar
, Israel Chapin Junr, Horatio Jones Joseph
, Jasper Parish, Interpreter Henry Ablele.

Now Know ye, That I having Seen and
considered the said Treaty, do by and with the advice
and consent of the Senate of the United States accept, rati-
fy and confirm the Same, and every Article and Clause
thereof, in testimony wereof, I have caused the Seal
of the United States to be hereunto affixed, and sign-
ed the same with my Hand.

Given in the City of
, the Twenty first Day of the
First Month in the year of our Lord,
one Thousand Seven Hundred and ninety five
George Washington.

Whereas a treaty between the United States of
America, and the Oneida Tuscorora and Stockbr
Indians Dwelling, in the Country of the Oneidas,