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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Account of a visit paid to the Indians in New York State

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and 6 feet deep, has much more of a
current than the Monongahala, and
contains more water. We now enter-
ed a wilderness country but little in
habited the settlement not more than
two or three years old, and scarce of
provision for man and horse. For a
few miles after we crossed the river
the land was very good, but in the
general it fell short of the idea I enter
tained of it. In this days ride the
land was generally hilly, tho’ not with
such sharp pitches as about Redstone.
As we advanced northward, the hills
decreased; In places thinly timbered,
and little or no pasture to be seen;
whiteoak the most general timber, in
the latter part of this stage and
through the next. Stopped and fed
at Dunkins 18 miles, and got in