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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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carry provisions for ourselfes
and some for our horses, that
it would take us five days,
and it was so mountainous
and rough that it would be
with the greatest difficulty we
could get our horses along. We
then enquired for a way to Canan-
, and how far, he told us
it was 160 miles and not a very
difficult road, that he and his
son Henry were going there in
a few days, and he would be
glad of our company. We had
felt some little draft in our
minds to go home by Oneida,
and Canandarque being in
the way made the chiefs pro-
posal feel pleasant, but about
this date a runner from the chiefs