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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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days after we came away, informing
they were well in health, & enjoy’d a
peaceful mind; that they had got
their corn planted, & were preparing
ground for potatoes; that there had
been much rain since we left them
& that the gnats & musquettos
were more troublesome than hereto-
fore. Cornplanter having gotten
some information that we were a
little uneasy about staying, as none
of Robt Morris’ commissioners were
arrived; this afternoon he took an
opportunity with us observing that
he expected by this time we had
seen enough of the difficulty of
travelling in the wilderness, to know
that where people were to be collect’d
from different parts to do public
business, it requir’d time, & he