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The Americans Settled on the Six Nation Land,
upon Genesee River, can come by the way of the Three River
within Seven Miles of Canandaigue Lake, where they
have laid out a County Town, from whence they have a
Land Carriage of about 20 Miles, to the Genesee river,
and from the Waters which put into Canandaigue Lake,
they have a Land Carriage of about Eight or Nine Miles
into a Branch of the Susquehanna, which runs through
Tyoga, where there is a Town under the Government of
Pensylvania.... They complain of the Hardship of
not being allowed to pass the Post of Oswego with their
provisions and farming utensils. and do find it the
Cheapest rout Still, for the Settlers on the Genesee River
to Cross the Carrying place about Eight Miles Across to
Sodus, which brings them into Lake Ontario, and Consi=
=quently enables them to go up the Genesee River by a
Carrying Place of about 2 1/2 Miles at the Genesee Falls
by Water to all the Western and most of the Southern
parts of the Purchase.- They also go out of Lake Ontario
into {it looks like Erundajat but I can find nothing like that. Perhaps Irondeqoit?}, Bay and Creek about 8 Miles into a
different part of Country, where the Settlements have
already begun, they are indeed Settled on Almost every
part of the purchase Except the South West Corner.-
but principally on the Genesee River, and on the East
line Adjoining the New York or [ ] Lands. Some
few have Crossed the Genesee River and Settled on
the West Side, and Built Mills on the upper Genesee
Falls,...... Their prospect Seems to be of Benifiting
themselves, by their Superior Advantage over the Lower
parts of the State in raising Stock which will Carry
itself to the Sea ports, and put them upon a footing with
their Neighbours in furnishing Beef Pork and Horses
for the West India Islands.-

They have a Salt Works Erected
at the [Onoudays?] Salt Springs, which produces them

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