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

to its confluence with the Sabinal,
where they Killed a Mexican by
shooting him in the back
with an arrow and mutilating
him in a horrible manner--

They moved then, in the
direction of Frio City, capturing
thirty-nine horses from
Messrs Brown, Allen, Gray:
and Honeycut: turned
Northward, passing with their
stock along the "divide" of the
Nueces and Dry Frio, crossing
the Nueces at Camp Wood; and
upon reaching the "divide" of the
Frio, Sabinal, Llano, and Devil
Rivers, they encamped in a
dense thicket, near Beaver
Lake-- The scouting party above
referred to as having been formed,
started two days after the
Indians passed Frio
Cañon in hot pursuit;
keeping on their trail, until

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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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