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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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miles, wherein there were a few
settlements lately erected, but as we
went on, improvements became more
plenty, so that in a few miles we got
into a thick settled country, with
large frame houses, many of which
were painted; & good frame barns,
such as would have been a credit
to an old settled country, with fields
loaded with clover & timothy for
mowing, some fields of wheat & a very
good appearance of corn & other spring
crops. In 17 miles we came to New-
, a smart town, containing a
number of good houses, among which
was a large place of worship, then
to the river at fort Schuyler 4 miles,
where we pass’d thro’ another town
as large as Hartford, & the buildings
good: here we cross’d the river, which