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Beyond Penn's Treaty

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

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at, has been scarce these two last
stages; Then 12 miles to Dr Cooes,
where we lodged, over a hilly, stony
country; a great abundance of
limestone the latter part of this
stage. Rye is the most common
winter grain. We are now
in the Jerseys, 3 or 4 miles South
of the New York line; having trav-
elled in York state, upwards of
500 miles.


This has been the worst stage
for our horses, that we have met with
since we left Oneida, & not very good
for ourselves. Went to Dr Beech’s
7 miles to breakfast, a very good
stage. Our last 7 miles was thro’
a rough country, a considerable
mountain on our left, & a vally on
our right; most of the land very