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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 22 February 1856

%- . ir DEYOTED TO NEWS, POLITICS, TEMPERANCE, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, LITERATURE, AND THE PROGRESS OF MANKIND. o. w. PB£m.rNS dts Co. VOLUME 1. "Heaven and earth shall wilneis, if America mnst fall that we are innocent." WASHINGTON, FRIDAY;" FEBRUARY 22, 1856. PUBlilSHERS. ÍÍümESri^ %as|¡'tKgtmt^mtric¡tn PUBLISED EVEKY FRIDAY BY e. W. PERKINS & CO. AGENTS FOR THE AMERICAN Huntsville, MadisOnville, Centerville, Springfield Corcicana, Muskectj Rusk, Nacogdoches, Boonville, Wheelock, Marlin, Port Sulivan, Bellville, San Filiipe, Fayette nlle, Caldwell. Cameron, Lexington, Plum Grove, Cunningham P. O. Webberwille, San Antonio, Georgetown, Houston, J. B. Ilogan Montgomery, La Grange, . Hellina, Bagdad. llound Ilock, lielltoii, Bastrop, W. H. Randolph. W. E. Shepherd. G. M. Nash. John Bfcnry. W. W JÍcPhail. L, C. LoCkhart. Maj. Liken. II. S. Newland. G. B. Reed. W. H. Wheelock. Sam Blanc. J. A. Hargrove. Frank Lipscomb. Jud<*e E. "Waller M. Clark. J. S.Riley. J. Bupkliolt3. Joliir...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 22 February 1856

«i a. «. CBAWFJUPj ¿PITO . WASHINGTON. IWF0 PMPfl, FEBRUARY M, 1866 FOR PÜESiDENT, SAM HOUSTON, OF TEXAS. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, ft. s. DICKERSOH, OF N. Y. FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, wm. tteadhan, 07 busk. FOR STATE TREASURER, W. A. IAB1T0W, 07 HARBISON. FOR COAiI'TROLER. E. S. ft B0BEBTS01C, 07 hKliT> FOR ELECTORS S TATE AT LARGE, 7. a. wilcox, 07 bbxar, sobeet h. taylor, 07 fanin. EASTERN DISTRICT, j? w.-ftinmmgr, 07 rm "WESTERN DiSTRTCT. txobk w- blake, 07 leona. Oar absence from home last week, prevented# notice ot the commu- niratitín, stgíied : Gid." which appeared in oar iae&fcjne, on the culture of the grape. Uncle Gid, ¡a one of the most accomplished practical geologist aid botanists in ttíe Stale, and as a borticul toralists, has no superior any where. His knowledge of the grape, is the re- sult of hi* own experipneo in this coun- try. and bis plan can be relied o and adopted, with every certainty of success Hi* own vineyard, which we have had the pleasure to examine, ia th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 22 February 1856

m se Jpy The •' Braios Statesman." pub- lished by Mesara. Denison *nd Billings- ly, ai Wico, Texaá, made its appearance on oor table this morning. The number befofe ti?, displays ability and dignity, a character we hope it will retain. The demise of the Beacon reach' ed as through its columns. jpy Of the twenty three standing committees in the U. S. House of Rep- resentative, there are bat three whose ehairman is frotik the Sonth. A majority of the chairmen are Abolitionists and Free-Soilers—so much for Mr. Banks. Themcr rose six feet last night' irith an 'upwrad tendencj* 21st. another Column will be found the advertisement ef E. J. Palmer, ifisq. fie offers some fine stock, household farnitnre. etc^ for sale. We are not responsible for the OrroVs in oar last weeks issue, as we were absent and eotald not read the proof. TTTTOllWPm TO THX NEvToBLEAKB HCAYUNE. Í. A. Abbot, Reporter, 70 Wall street) New York. THE PACÍfclC. New Minister to Gceat Bkitain. New York, Feb, 13.—The feeling ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 22 February 1856

for the Was inro" American. lkkp YB*B, 0. 'adíes far your chance, is rare, VTbj will ye not improve it, fitli gt ntle art secure a heart, Er * the twc-lre mon ths remove it. Four years aeo. ye well do know Leup year roli'd its wonted round, i Ar.d bashful men we. e ready then X With I'vmen'e. chain to be bound. 6r * Now hear ns plead while our hearts bleed j From wouds we can never feal, For pitty sake our glances take;— . TKey tell what our bosoms feci. Onr modest looks sj>e k more than books. * Or tongue can ever reveal, Obi diep drawn seghs, our languid eyes, Make in vain their strong appeal. éreamhow sweet'the stream ^Fhat at your feet is flowing. Ye long have seen the banks of green W ben fruits of joy are growing, But heady still, against your will, Ye much intiifian& show, And strive in vain with meek disdain To hide' all'clearly know; That woman's heart by ennuing art Cannot hide tJh&t flame of love, That beams as blight as stars of night And spring from "the sour...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 29 February 1856

DEYOTED TO NEWS, POLITICS, TEMPERANCE, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, LITERATURE, AND THE PROGRESS OP MANKIND, Gr. W. PBflKlNS cfc Co., "Htaren and eirlli shall witness, U America mast fall that we are innocent." VOLUME 1. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 1856, Sfilits^ngtoit^ntcrican PUBLISH) EVEKY FRIDAY BY G. W. PERKINS & CO. AGENTS FOR THE AMERICAN ttuntsVillc, Aladisonville, WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, FEB'RY. 261k. l?56. J of their Order for several years, and we must confess that we are favorably im Cwitervillo, Springfield^ Corcicana, Muskeet, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Boonville, Wheelock, Martin, Port Sulivan, Bellville, San Fillipe, Fayetteville, Caldwell, Cameron, Lexington, ' Plum Grove, Cunningham P. 0. Webberville, San Antonio, Georgetown, Houston, J. B. Hogan Montgomery, La Grange, Ilellina, Bagdad, W. II. Randolph. W. E. Shepherd. G. M. Nash. John Henry. W. W. McPhail. L. C. Lockhart. Maj. Liken. II. S. Newland. G. B. Reed, W. II. Wheelock. Sam Blanc. J. A. Hargrove. Frank Lipscomb. ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 29 February 1856

^asjrógíimJmeritaM 8. W. CMWFOBDi tPITBB. * ViSlIÜBTOR, FK19AT, PEBttUBI Wtk, 1866 FOR PRESIDENT-, SAM 1MST0N, OF TEXAS, JOB VICE PRESIDENT, fc S. D1CKERS0N, OF N. Y. FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, wm. RiASSJur, or strnc, FOR STATE TREASURER, Wf A. TAE1TOH, OF HARBISOH. . FOR COMPTROLER, ft. i fc BÓBKBTSOH, Oí BELL. FOR ELECTORS STATE AT LARGE, i * A. WILCOX, OF BEXAlt, SOBtn 2L TAYLOR, OF YAHVfY. EASTERN DISTRICT, J. W. HAmnd% OF BUSK, WESTERN DISTRICT. TBOfl. W BLAXE, OF LEO*A We Would like to see oar read- en in possession of good literature, such •a would be of benefit to tbeir families, tad inculcate a refined reading taste. The Cosmopolitan Art Association offers inducements, suoh as no other association ha* ever done, to propogate the fine arts, and to arouBe a spirit among tbe people to sua tain a national literature. By the payment of three dollars, you are con* •titoted a member of the association, and entitled to a ticket in the distribution of statuary and paintings, and any maga...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 29 February 1856

Mas|inj(üm^merkaíi «nt ™ The Thespian society gave an excellent entertainment on last Saturday evening. Tho " Family Jars " was played to nature, and not excelled by any stock company anywhere. " Bombasíes" was also well re- presented. We were sorry to see so few in attendance. If it had been a strolling com- pany, who would have taken the receipts of the performance to some other point fordis- bursement, the probability is that it would have been wejljiatronized; bnt, as it was at home, and th<f money is to remain at home, thcro were comparatively few in attendanc e This is not right. The young men who 'compose this company, as well as Mr. and -Mrs. Sala, who are filling an engagement with them, are citizens. Their interests are identical with our's. and their performances are not to make money, but to improve them- selves and to amuse the community. There trtre some ladies in attendance on last Sat- urday evetóng, and on next Saturday we hope tó see more. The ladies, we are cer...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 29 February 1856

WW Are the avenues to death of multi- tudes every y ear; it is a sign of imper- fect cirealatioo, of want of rigor of con- stitution. No one esn be ¡.well, whose feet are fanbitnally cold. When the blood is equally distributed to every part of the body, there is geneial good health.— If there be less blood at any one point than is natural, there is eoldness; and net only so, there must be more than is natural at some other part of the system, and there is fever,that fe, unnatural heat or oppression. In the case of oeld feét, the aña+uat of blood wanting there, col leets at some other part of the body able to throw up a barricade against the in rushing enemy. Henee, when the lung are weakest, the extra blood gathers there in the shape of a common cold, or spitting blood. Clergymen, and other publio speaker* and singers, by improper exposures, often render the throat the weakest part; to such, cold feet gives hoarseness or a raw burning feeling, most 4elt at the hollow at the bottom o...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 7 March 1856

* DEVOTED TO NEWS, POLITICS, TEMPERANCE, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, LITERATURE, AND THE PROGRESS OF Ok w. p£CRE]NS ets Co, yoSMET "Heayen and earth shall Witness, if America must fall that we are innocent." 7, 1856. NUMBER 18. PUBLISED EVERY FRIDAY BY <G. W. PERKINS & CO. AGENTS FOR THE AMERICAN. jffuiitsvilte, - W. H. Randolph Madisonvillc, - W. E. Shepherd. Centerville, - G. M. Nash. Springfield - John Henry. Corcicana,' . W.W.McPhail. Muskeet, - L. C. Lockhart. Rusk - Maj. Liken. Nacogdoches, - H. S. Newland. Boonville, Wheelock, - VV. H.Wheelock. Marlin, * • Sani Blanc. PortSulivan, - J-A. Hargrove. Bellville, - Frank Lipscomb. San Fillipe, - Judge E. Waller Fayette ville, - M.Clark. Caldwell, - J- S.Riley. Cameron, - J. Buckholts. Lexington, — John Nunn. Plum Grove, - W.M. Scallorn. Cunningham P. O. - J. C. Cunningham. Webberville, - J. W. Brown. San Antonio, - Mack Anderson. Georgetown, - W. Morris, Houston, J. B. Hogan and J S. Taft Montgomery. La Grange, Hellma, Bagdad, ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 7 March 1856

■ortal tint Protestantism of every kind;" f two roads now in the coarse of that * she endures it when and where aha must; hat hates it, and directs all her energies to effect its destruction ?"— Bo I not wield an influence at Washing- -ton, that strikes a chord which vibrates through the lines of the anti-Americaoe to the far off Pacific shores. Do I not (nl proud of my influence, and of the defence nade for me by more than a few protestante? Do not politicians from the center to the circumference of the land, bow, at my feet, begging my fit Tor f Do I not feel that the triumph of thranti-lteerioins, is but the triumph of my power? Such, sir, is the character of Popery, and such Is the influence over the party with which you are acting. Well may I exclaim, Americans awake, to duty— to do or die. e Our fathers met this «-ruel and bloody power in days past, and no- Wy bled for the cause of liberty. They committed to us freedom and Protes- tantism. Shall we betray the trust ?— Never | ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 7 March 1856

' Our publisher, Mr. G. W. Perkins, will start, in a day or two, on a tour of the county. We commend him to our friends. fry. We are happy to be able to con- tradict the report that F. A. Thomson, Esq., of Gay HQ], is dead. We have an interest- ing communication from him, dated Feb. 20th which will appear next week. Jpy We call attention to the card of Messrs. McMahap, McFarland A Co., of Richmond, m another cal urn n. jpjTA Mrs. Smith, of Waco, accident- ally caught Are to her dress in Waco, a short time since, and was so badly burned that she died soon after. JEST" The town council of Chicago have passed over the veto of the Mayor, a bill making an appropriation of money sufficient to furnish each of them with a gold headed Walking case. The legislators of Texas are not the only liberal set of fellows in the world. JC3T The census o( Rome, just taken, shows the whole population to be 170,401, of which 5,081 are priests, monks, nuns and seminarians; aa average of one to every thirt...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 7 March 1856

« i- ig fc & bad ,ringiíj**^)«cu- of expression. always using the flatter myself.1' instead of I be- fv ."' llávinsr an occasion to exhort his ¡Alien dnring a revival, lie '' flattered i" that more than one half of them I be tinned! tar Over one hundred female doctors hare graduated at the Female Medical Col- lege, in Boston, since 1848. J53T Platform of the American Party of thHBtate of the Texas, adopted at Austin on the 21stday of January, 1856. c PLATFORM. The American Party of the Stateof Texas, : *- - in Convention assembled, doclare as the car- inciple of its organization.— e elevation t9 political offices, exe- v, legislative, judicial and diplomatic, of >e only who are native Americans' or who bemg citizens of the Republic of Texas at> the tihie of its anéxatíón tQ the United States, made citizens thereof by the act of both Governments. 11. The preservations and perpetuation of the Constitution, and the Federal Union as the bulwark of our liberties in war—and a pr...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 12 March 1856

*sá£mse* ÜÉMktÜBÉilttÉlilMÜfe das Se i'.r*' '' "'V ' ■gasagasagiá^g >. * DEYOTED TO NEWS, POLITICS, TEMPERANCE, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, LITERATURE, AND THE PROGRESS OF db Co., "Heaven and earth shall witness, if America mnst fall that tfe aré innoeent." VOLUME L "WASHINGTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1856. msm Ütas|ingÍ0iri|ima:iían rtJBLISED EVERY FRIDAY fit &. W. PERKINS & CO. AGEflTS FOR THE jgCESLCAN. Huntsville, Madisonville, Center* ¡lie, uSfncana, Mo **; Rusk, Nacogdoches, Boon vil le, Wheeloek, Merlin, Port Salivan, Bellnlle. San Fillipe, Favetteville, CaWwrO, Cameron, Lexington, Pftltn Cloré, Cunningham P. O Webberrille, San Antonio, Georgetown, W. H. Randolph W. $. Shepheird. G. M. Nash. John Heniy. W. W. McPhail. L. G. Lock hart. Maj: Liken. H: S. Newland. . G. B. Reed. W. H. Wheeloek. Sam Blane. J. A. Hargrove. Frank Lipscomb. Judge E. Waller M. Clark. J. S. Riley. J. Buckholts. John Nunn>.. W. M. Scallorn. J' C, Cunningham. J, W. Brown. Mack Anderson. W....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 12 March 1856

>. *. CRAWFORD, EDITOR. liUBUMW, tlBMK&BAT, lAECfl i%m FOR PRESIDENT, SAM HOUSTON, OF TEXAS, t¡OR VICE PRESIDENT, fc S. HCKMSON, or N. Y. * FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL, wm. steasxan, o* mu. FOR STATE TREASURER, W. A taelton, OT haekison. FOR OOMPTROLER, is. «.a mnnov, of bell FOR ELECTORS STATE AT LARGE, 1. A. VlLCO*. 07 BElAft, koxntt ft taylor, of FASrtfttr. EASTERN DISTRICT, 1. ▼. FLA1W6 , Of ETTSE, WESTERN DISTRICT. v ' It raised tare on Thursday and Friday almost incessantly. We, onrself. the editor, bare tbe only field of eora up in the neighbor hood. I r— i JS* The Lexington and Maysville (Ky.) Railroad, with all of its property, la to^he «old at auction on the 23d of ApriL , / ; tSST Franklin Worrell, a merchant, rending at the three forks of Little River, was robbed, a few days since, of •1,800. ______ Coif or ess—On the 18th of February, Mr Dunn introduced a bill in the House prohibiting slavery in the territories of Kansas and tfebraga. frg Those who have enjoyed the luxu...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 12 March 1856

Ma8|ttiglflw^meríta« JB3TTo accommodate oar Northern Texas subscribers, we have changed oar day of publication to Wednesday. Here- kftcr we will issue regularly on that day Good.—*-A lady remarked to the Capt- the other day,that thero was a gre*t deal of romance in politics at the present day. Yea, replied the Captain, a great deal of Rome-ance. Histrionics.— The performance on last Saturday night, oar devil says) was ne plus ultra, if the frequent out- bursts of laugher is any criterion. We would infer fro* the devil's smiles ever since that something extraordinary was to be played on next Saturday evening. Hay we be thar.to see ) THX A*KKICAK"PLAXFOEK. Hatlamal Council. Telegraphed to the fcaltilnoiil olín. ^ . Philadelphia, feb] 21.—The Nation- ki American Council passed wis even- ing the platform of principles published on tbe 15th inst, in the Washington Organ* as a substitute for the whole platform established by the June Con- vention. ' The vote stood yeas 108, nays 77. Vario...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 12 March 1856

M Faith. tbis is a great eoaotry," said SB Irishman to a Dutchman, in tb« street! •f New Orleans, oreleotkra day. M Taw P said Dntcby,' , « And, bt jsbwrs, the know-nqthi|^s— the spalpeens I—istind to fino* it in." M Vol a oonntrys I" rt An<f by the bowly sinta," eontinnod the Patlander, " they intind to pot the Iriab and Dutch on totber side of the «nee!" ¿i Platform of the - American Partj ofTHe State of the Texas, adopted at Austin | on the 21st day of January. 1856. PLATTOBX. The American Party of the Stat* of Texas, fa Convention assembled, declare as the car- dinal principle of its organization.— I. The elevation to political offices, exe- eutir, legislative, judicial and diplomatic, of those only who are native Americans' or who being oitisens of the Republic of Texas at the time of its snexation to the United States, «nyfr citizens thereof by the act of both Governments- II. The preservation!! and perpetuation of the Constitution, and the Federal Union as the bulwark of o...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 19 March 1856

®b{ mran. s& DEVOTED TO NEWS, POLITICS, TEMPERANCE, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, LITERATURE, AND THE PROGRESS OF MANKIND- .. W. PBRK1NS db Co, "Heaven and earth shall witneu, if America mast fall that We are innoceat." YOLUME 1. WASHINGTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 1856. NUMBER 20, PUBUSKD EVERY FRIDAY BY 6. W. PERKINS & CO. AGBnt8 FOR THE AMERICAN- W. H. Randolph - W. J5. Shepherd. G. M. Nash. John Henry. W. W.McPhail. L. C. Lockhart. Mai. Liken. H. S. Newland. G. B. Reed. W. II. Wheelock. Sam Blanc. J. A. Hargrove. Frank Lipscomb. Judge E. Waller M. Clark. J. S. Riley. J. Buckholts. John Nunn. W. M. Scallorn. , C. Cunningham. J. W. Brown. Mack Anderson. W. Morris. Hnntsrille, Madisonville, Centerville, Springfield^ Corcicmna, Maskeet, Rusk, • Nacogdoches, Boonville, Wheeloek, Marlin, Port Sulivan, Bellville, San Fillipe, Fayette ville, Caldwell, Cameron, Lexington, Plum Grove, Cunningham P. 0. - Webberville, San Antonio, Georgetown, - Houston, J. B. Ilogan and J S. Tail Mont...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 19 March 1856

®tas|mgfon^nifrigut 6. W. CRAWFORD) EDITOR. T\TsHÍÑtTO?i, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19,1856 FOR PRESIDENT, MILLARD FILLMORE. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, ANDREW J. DQNELSON FOR ATTORNEY. GENERAL, Wau STKADMAK, 07 BTJSZ. N FOR STATE TREASURER, W. A. TABLTON, OF HARBISON. FOR COMPTROLER, , E. S. C. BOBERTSON, OF BELL. FOR ELECTORS STATE AT LARGE, , J. A WILCOX, OF BEXAR, •pmnTRT h. TAYLOB, OF FAflMlM. EASTERN DISTRICT, J. W. FLABBIODI, OF KVBK, WESTERN DISTRICT. THOS. W BLABS, OF LEONA gy Oc the 7th of March, there was * sale of several thousand bags of cotton at auction* at pi-ices ranging from 10 1-2 to 13 1-2 cents, showing an advance of a fourth of a cent, in^ New York. jpy Nothing ha jet been heard of the missing steamer Pacific. Little doubt is now entertained that she is lost, with all on board. 9 jpy On the 20th ult., Senator Wei- ler, from the Committee on Military affairs, reported a bill making appropris. tions for ccrtain fortifications in Florida, Texas and California. Telegbafhic.—The Wee...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 19 March 1856

üas|mgtfln^mtrixan jpy See Mr. Bailey's advertisement) of Independence. Be keeps on hand at ■11 times, saddles and harness, and every- thing appertaining to his line of business, H« is a liberal and clever fellow, and his work is just what it purports to be, and customers will so find it. A Distinguished Arrival.—The sun, wbicb baa been absent for the last two weeks, has again nade his appearance. jpy A gold mine for sale—warranted to contain the anadulterated article, if properly developed. We bope, however, Mr. Eldridge will find no customers, as we dislike to low to «lever a fellow. A negro man belonging to Mr. Carmac, was killed by a negro belonging to J. H, Day, Esq., of Brenbam a few days since. The negro escaped, and bad not been captured up to last ac~ counts. ¿y Wear's livery* stable, at Chap p«:l Hill, is stocked with the best blood •mináis, for sale or bire; also buggies, carriages, &c. Mr. Wear is said to be * elever gentleman, and will take plea, ■lire fea accommoda...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Washington American — 19 March 1856

:or a i®t. ;i: . TTip learn that VG« rnian boj, about aiztcen years of «ge. named Foster, went out to bunt cattle, starting from thvjgpgc of hit father, who lives about .fifteen miles from Fredericksburg. He - bad proceeded not more tban a mile from tbo house, when suddenly he saw six Indians coming up the road before hiof^Tbe In dians increased their speed on seeing him and as be was mounted on a Spanish pony, he had no means of escape. He therefore pointed bis rifle at each one, •s they eame close to him, and they stop- ped to deliberate; and then they made % circle and suriounded him. at equal distance." from each other, and about fifty yards from the boy, in the mean- time shooting arrows at bina, which whis* tied through the air, close to his bead. The Indians got down from their horses and were shooting at the boy from under the horses. Asa last resort the boy took aim at the Indian nearest, and between him and the house, fired, ana the hall went through the torse and killed t...

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