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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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at Buffals, arrived at Cornplanters
with a message to him, desi-
ring his attendance there as soon as
he conveniently could, for the surveyors
and commissioners from Robert Morris
and company were coming to run out
the land the Indians sold them
last fall, and also to run and settle
the lines of the Indians reservations.
The chief expressed a great desire
John Pierce and myself should
go with him to the coucil and attend
these while the business was transact-
ing, which upon weighing we felt a
freedom to comply with.

While we were writing this after-
noon we heard an uncommon noise,
which caused us to look out to see from
what it proceeded, where we saw a
man in a frightful dress, we then