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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons letterbooks, Vol. 2 1798

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John, mounted on our mare, about
4 miles from this place comeing out to
meet us; but we found Cornplanter
and his company were not arrived.

In the evening Henry Obeal and your
next Neighbour came in, and informed
Cornplanter was a few miles behind and
would be in, in the morning.

About Eleven this morning
Cornplanter arrived, and presented us
your letter of the 12th Instant, which
we read with satisfaction; we note your re-
quest respecting a Cow, and have paid some
attention to it; but it appears as yet doub-
tful whether any of the Indians will go as
far as Conondarque, as Cap. Chapin is