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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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walked out more fully to see the
sight, when we saw two men
with naked arms, thighs and
legs, they had bearskins on their
backs, which hung down below
their hips, and tyed across their
breast, and on their heads they
had a grim and terrible apperance
This false face for so it was clalled,
was made as frightful as nature
could invent; the hair on its head
hanging forward over the face; the
mouth grinning, and much
aside, the nose and cheeks
wrinkled and very huge; the
eyes set round with tin to
resemble uncommon staring,
and the whole face painted
red and black. Each of those
men had in their hands a