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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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horses & got a second breakfast.
We pass’d by four large places of
worship this morning; & a number
of good houses & barns; The land
level & clear of stones. A chain of
mountains was steadily in view
on our right at 10 or more miles
distance; & we left Newburgh,
& New Windsor, 8 or 10 miles to
our left. More swamp meadow
for the last 14 miles than for 100
before. A large proportion of the land
was sown with wheat, which was
mostly light. Not so much rye as
farther back. Then thro’ good
land thick settled, & a beautiful
country to Goshen, the county town
of Orange county. Off a command-
ing eminence, a few miles before
we got to the village, we had an