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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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unnecessary to carry meat here
for there was a plenty in this
place, however we thought best
not to trust to an uncertainty,
and have therefore 120 lbs of bacon
coming up in the boat, upon
enquiring since we came here, we
find meat is not to be obtain’d.
About one pound of dryed meat
and four pounds of fresh, is all
we got of them, while amongst
them, so that the prospect of things
as to provision, looked a little gloomy
our boat not being expected up in
less than nine or ten days
from this date, but, upon Corn-
informing us, that he
had several barrels of flour in
his house, that he brought up
from Pittsburg, and when we