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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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pose to take one or two Indian Guides, from place to place, who ca
a fire, or knock up a hut, when we are under the necessity of
woods: from which, with submission to Divine disposal, we hope to emerge,
by way of Sunbury

, or Pittsburgh, in two or three weeks; of which I shall
take the first opportunity to let you know, though we shall probably
then ride post ourselves to meet again at our greatly endeared homes the loving and be-
loved Friends we left there

Joseph Sansom

Second day the 18th. At a conference yesterday James Cooper

expressed himse
easy to proceed, without we could all go on together; and this
Isaiah Rowland, apprehending we could not separate in the unity
we were directed to preserve, it was concluded that it would be
unsafe for any of us to go further; and we now intend to
turn homeward tomorrow morning: So my dear Friends I hope
we shall meet again much sooner than I expected; probably
by the end of next week.