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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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the Jury, he was now at liberty; the trial & court
expences we understood had cost Cornplanter
more than 200$; tho’ there was not evidence
to support the charge, yet there was cause to
fear, it was too true, & the Chiefs speech seemed
to be delivered with much earnest, & serious
expostulations. Cornplanter then directed his
speech to us, expressing his satisfaction in
seeing us all in good health, then informing
some of his people had gone out a hunting, and
if we had any thing to propose to them they
were now ready being all collected that
would come. After a short time of silence
wherin we felt an earnest travel we might
be renewedly favoured, a suitable introductory
speech was made on our past, and then the
following conclusion of the 22nd was read
and interpreted To Cornplanter and all
our Indian brothers of the Seneca Indians
now living on the Allegany river.