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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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and they appear to us to be in a thriving way, as to spirit-
uals, as well as temporals. It being their practise to meet for Divine
Worship twice every first day, under the profession of the Baptists,
and exercise their own spiritual gift, when no Minister attends
them. Others of us are now at Fort Schuyler

, looking out a little
impatiently for Jacob Taylor, of whom we have yet heard
no tidings. Tomorrow we are to introduce ourselves to some more
I hope to receive letters from you by
Post at Canandaigua thro' Captain Chapin
of the principal persons of the neighborhood; and next day to
rejoin our Friends at Oneida, from whence I shall probably
write again, before we set out for the westward, to repeat the
feelings of my heart, which are continually reminding me
of the near and dear Relations, Friend, and even Acquaint-
ance, and Fellow Citizens, that I have left behind me.

Joseph Sansom