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

This paper, with the above
recital, contains a lesson
of hatred, treachery, and
maudlin imbecility, that
an Indian only on the
side and a Grant on the
other can teach-- "Let us have
peace" means peace
to the Indian and
oppression to the South;
the quiet of the grave
and the peace of the
charnel-house--

Texans must suffer every
wrong and outrage, at
the hands of savage Indians;
be insulted through their
Governor, by a "landelan" [?] Attorney
General but if a fish is
caught (even during Lent) by
a British subject, from the
waters of the ocean, that wash
the shores of Massachusetts;
Ben Butler goes
junketing to Canada
at an enormous

 

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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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