Indian Relations in Texas

Account of Engagement with Comanche Indians,
February 16, 1875

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Account of Engagement with Comanche Indians, February 1875

expense to the Government
and demands indemnity
for the Past and Security
for the Future-- If a
horse is stollen from
Michigan by a Canadian,
"old Zac Chandler" swears
like a pirate;
makes belligerent speeches
in the Senate and
calls upon the Government
to investigate the outrage--

We must protect
ourselves, and if all the
frontier people will
show the pluck and
determination of
our Scouting Party,
"Indian raids" will soon
be a thing of the past--

Texas--

Since writing we have ascertained
beyond a doubt that two Indians were Killed--

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Account of Engagement with Comanche Indians, February 16, 1875. Texas Indian Papers Volume 4, #233, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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