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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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be willing, to assist & instruct them in
working their lots; and we think our
young men will not be able to raise any
more off their lots this year, than what
they will want for themselves to live on
but we hope against another
year they will have a little to
spare; and we are willing they
should give to your old and infirm
people that cannot work, one bushel
out of four of all the grain they have
to spare. Brothers, In order to encourage
you, still more to take up work and
to follow those ways we pointed out
to you we will agree to help you a
little more. Brothers, We will
send you smith’s tools, when our
young men shall write us word you
stand in need of them.

Brothers. If you are industrious