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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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bation with whic our undertaking
There were more of each, except
potatoes, than we wanted to plant,
and upon informing him so, we
were answer’d that we might take
them all, for they were sent in
for that purpose.


We are now our own cooks, dish-washers
& c living on our own provisions that
we brought with us from Pittsburg &
Franklin. Cornplanter informed
us, early after our arrival, that
they were scarce of corn, occasioned as
he said by an uncommon over-
flow of the river, last spring, some
time after their corn was come up,
and by an early frost in the
fall. When enquiring for bacon
at Pittsburg to send up in the
boat, we were informed it was