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Beyond Penn's Treaty

A Series of letters written on a Journey to the Oneida, Onondago, and Cayuga Tribes of the Five Nations

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house with 80 to 100 men and women, being present; when in which we explained to them
our views, with which they appeared satisfied, tho' they had evidently
expected more from us than it is likely we shall think proper to
dispense here, as they want nothing but directions to put them
in a very comfortable way of living, and this Chief Capt. Hend

has already set them an encouraging example by raising
100 baskets of wheat and as many of Indian Corn in a year.
I expect to write again before we leave this Reservation,
as we have yet no accounts of Jacob Taylor, and so conclude
for the present.

Your affectionate Kinsman
Joseph Sansom

P.S. If my dear Beulah should be from home when this
reaches Philada

please to have a copy made out to send
her, with the inclosed, as it mentions no particulars; and
inform whoever may call in you for letters from the other
Friends, that they will be directed to the care of John
-- It would do our hearts good to have heard from
our Friends, and if you would write by post to the care
of Capt. Israel Chapin at Canadarquai, we may probably
have the pleasure of taking up the letters ourselves, by
the end of the month.