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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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of sugar, which is in a hard cake with
our bread. While at the lower town
we got live quarts of milk a day
but since we came here we have
received none, for there is no cow
among the Indians in this town.


Several heavy showers last night,
still wet this morning. About 10
o clock it cleared away. Put up some
fence to keep our horses off the
Indian’s corn as what little they
have put in here lies unenclosed.
The river has been rising all day
so that there is plenty of water
for our boat to come up.


Mostly busy in getting a spot
of land fit fit for the plough and
some other necessary preparations,
one of our number has been pluis-
tering the cracks of our house