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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons letterbooks, Vol. 1 1797

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ans aforementioned, Now acknowledg themselves satisfid
and relinquish all other claims of compensation and rew-
ards for their Losses, and Services in the Late War, Except-
ing only the unsatisfied Claimes of Such men of the Said
Nations, as bore commissions, under the United States, for
any arrears which way, be due to them as Officers.

In witness whereof the Chiefs of those Nations residing
in the Country of Oneida, and Timothy Pickering
agent for the United States, Have hereunto Set there hands
and seals, at Oneida the Second Day of the 12 Mo. 1794.

Signed by, Timothy Pickering, and nine of the Oneida
Indian Chiefs, three Tuscorora Chiefs, and four Stockbridg Chiefs.

Now Know Ye, That I having seen and considered
the Said Treaty do by and with the advice and consent of the Se
nate of the United States
, Accept ratify and confirm the same
and every Article & Clause thereof, in testimony whereof, I
have caused the Seal of the United States to be hereunto af-
fixed /and signed the same with my hand, Go. Washington

Given in the City of Philadelphia the twenty first
Day of the first Month in the year of our Lord
one Thousand Seven Hundred and ninetyfive