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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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This morning resumed the consider
ation of what further propositions we
should make to these people in ord-
er to their additional encouragement
in civilization and agriculture, and
mutually agreed on some; which
will be inserted in its proper pl-
ace. This afternoon Cornpla-
presented us with several
sorts of seed corn suitable for
this climate, divers kinds of beans
and garden seeds, such as water-
melons, pumpkins, cucumbers, & c
with a quantity of potatoes to
plant, which he said had been
sent in from the different houses
as a blessing to begin with.

We thought the hearty good
will, with which these were pres-
ented manifested a full appro-