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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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know Cornplanter nor could we distin-
guish him by his dress, but upon
shaking hands with berone that stood
foremost, we asked if he was Cornplanter.
He informed us in his way that he
was. After shaking hands with
them all round, we were conducted
to his house which was not distinguish
from the rest, only by being larger.
After unsaddling our horses and
carrying in our baggage, being sea-
ted, Cornplanter his son Henry being
and several others came in and sat
down. The chief presently asked
us, if we would like to see his
people in general council. We let
him know we would, as soon as it
was convenient. Tomorrow at 10 OClock
was therefore fixed on, and runners
dispached immediately to give notice.