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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons letterbooks, Vol. 2 1798

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it, as they say). it being a long and
Fatigueing Journey; So that they are
discouraged; and have very lately held
a council on the subject, and sent
for us to attend it; accordingly two of
us attended; We found th them very
desirous that we should write to Phi-
; to inform the people, who
have the care of their Money; that
it is the wish and desire of the Corn-
& his People,(whom He Super-
intends, that their part of money
and goods should, in future; come
to them, by the way of Pittsburgh
which they say (and requests us to write
it so) is two Thousand five Hundred
Dollars in Money and one Thou-
sand Dollars in goods, now due
with deducting out of that Sum
the expences of getting the Money