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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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press’d great satisfaction with
our being there, & that they
thought our coming was providen-
tial. They have purchas’d 10 acres
of land of Samuel Taylor, part
of which is clear’d & the house
is rais’d & nearly shingled in,
it is built of snug round logs
about 20 by 22 feet square. I was
much pleas’d to see the faces of
those we had labour’d amongst
last fall, & found the committee
had left a sweet savour behind
them, it was the general expecta-
tion of friends in Canada that
they would have been again visit-
ed this summer, but when they
were inform’d the committee was
not likely to come, at least before
the yearly meeting, it prov’d no