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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 time prepared to mount with
a few minuets notice, expecting
Cornplanter & his company to have
called on us, but it is now near
sunset 7 they have not made their
appearance, nor sent any reason
why, so that we continue to find
patience a necessary virtue to have
in possession. We have had a
few light showers to day, but a pros-
pect of a beautiful evening & a
clear setting sun.


A very foggy morning with some
rain. Both we & our horses have
been very much afflicted, with a
small fly, or gnat since we came
on this river; they are so troublesome
particularly morning & evening, that
it is disagreeable doing business
out of doors, our young men