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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons letterbooks, Vol. 1 1797

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times Mourn that I cannot conform the com-
mand of our Dear Redeemer; but it is for our com
fort that He will help those who Call upon His
name; Sister, I will also inform you, that
while we were very low, our Friends from
Pennsylvania have help us, by which means
our people are greatly encouraged to try to be-
come Farmers; and I hope by the goodness
of the Great Good Spirit, my Nation will
yet become useful Citizens. Our Bro-
ther H. Simmons will be able to acquaint
you what he has seen among us on this Wil-
derness, and although I do not expect to
See you on this Life; yet let me tell you (my
Sister) that if we forsake all for Christ’s cause
and persevere to the end, we shall see each other
in the other world; where we shall join to praise
the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost, to all

Farewell Lydia Aupaumut
To Ruth Wamsley