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Connersville Watchman (Newspaper) - October 17, 1834, Connersville, Indiana Fit of try of Oasis with o Menti. Cel a Rabie re other cred on nil ire a ses of be re . Imp 3w. A cure be the we Are eat Eilt Ani Anklet Alto Reti which a ration a medi cred to i at no fleeced Medicine ree Ora Ine into y Ber Artville in a i v Ute wart. 4iiruji. Sti kmp.-ft2,l per Annu Ivi in Avant 21o w n iffy 1 us Vafi we Ai in Tiff Faha a vol. 1. A a Chi. can est Nutu with a no know Futera 1011, Ano knowing hark Maint Aora Arvilia Sitdia ital ?p.�dt7�otcsa?. A re Ieti to. A a to. A a. no. 21. Til i w it Lilly \ it. A Sassy a a a odk9rf.�vif.let Friday october 17. 1834. Benjamin Watkins Leigh. The following sketch of the distinguished senator from Virgin . Hsioh is from the Washington correspondent of the new Bedford mar Cury and will he read with interest a in . ,o Virginia had sex expedition of the a. S. Dragoons to the Western Prairies. From the Zarette kept 9. Fort Gib a August 26, 1834. Dear sir yet a paper of the 10th inet received lie re by mail this eve a sir Irti. Hunt the Vincennes sunk a be Glot v Irginia had sex Nitifor contains a article headed a Wadei of the 4th of oct. Contains a communication pc led to see a Man of Large proper Perate engage me .1 Between the u. S. Dra Roui a a Hunter stating a Bat two neigh a Onsi sue ii Man for instance in per goons us Iju arvites this Public Sonal bearing As the late . Wirt. Cation you say is made upon the author judge of my Surprise then on having to old a gentleman from Washington hoods in that county Vigo met on the t1tb of september after a bunt of some 15 n Emu cd and with the 0�ages who also been at this Camp and they ,,1 be was t e principally by Hunting they have expected Back next Day. Col. D retrain kept it a continual warfare. Small for the purpose of seeing the chief bands of hese tribes meet frequently on but he did not make his appearance and the praises and they plunder and kill on the following 13th of july the co each othe at every Opportunity. If this Lonel resumed i. March for the Pawnee hostile a tag can be allayed by the in j Piet Tow be Ash villages which be Menord i00? go from nth n0 come a a formed were about sixty mile i. 8 Lri eni a understanding be from the Camp. He at this -0 Days and counting the scalps it sit ascertained Bat f act squirrels bad sit thu. Amp the. D5 a ilium the a Hunter thinks that 1000 scalps is Scro thereby counted. This is killing Iff gods creatures with a vengeance. We be no other reason assigned for it than to ascertain which of attic neighbourhoods should pay for the worse and worse. I Small symmetrically built Man with j county who derived his information from i. It. Worth More the around face Hald head and smiling a Young Man who was at fort Gib to i Lei 1,1 f Ltan won any All Gai benevolent countenance. Hot la with when Pawnee prisoners were brought a p nes o in a8�u regiment i half a iced ule even?1 Macau a inc bad but two Days provisions for i. Ding bands of the Western Prairies and command and in the neighbourhood of our wort indians it will be Worth More these numerous band of indians the game was presumed to be very scarce. _ he probability therefore was that al pointed out As the object Ofmvcurl-1ln under an escort of a Dei Acenie of a acc in a Jbv azure tray. . Reduce die troops of to. . Leigh came into every word of a Wl11 bin up 8tc. A hey and he to killing their l. . 8nc, mud Longress �1---. Know a will Ste Emont a 111ex, l,.h �?op0,&Quot subsistence. About six Miles from the 1 a Camanche Camp col. Was compelled to form an Encampment for his sick seventy live in number. These he left with a Small command under Lieut. I greatly to the consternation of thru now men a ,.� and As 1 know a will a �ementswi11 extend High up on the a i a act �t,0n.lvlhc p0w be anxious to Correct the error i Ilten Arkansas Washita and red Era that Be?� lie was an old acquaintance and author of certain celebrated letters under the signature of a Alger non Sidney a of great pungency and Nino ,.r ten Tom no murder., for j Power it written against Gen. Jackson be a a to of having a a High. Pending the Seminole question. Lie Van Huren. The Anu Foater of Salem Indiana says to give you a Brief account of the a Uvea Tern Prairie expedition a by to Morrow mornings mail. I Trust that you nay have been apprised of the Iro position Practised upon you and that it May be corrected in your paper before his is a Matt unimpeachable of great Hon reaches you As much suspense and we piety will necessarily be produced by the Esly and great intensity of feeling. He Filho administrate n party a Ball take up i Wou a. Therefore be an object of terror account you have innocently published ome other person Ihaza . Van Ruren la is. And �1u Irtz a much More a among our . Who Havrel the presidency the opposition will have it is bus really of gather so . Aon Tater. Had there e9 men no expenditure of a powder and shot is no doubt but what t aug Ould Ham been the candidate from Irginia. When addressing the natives and friends in the Dragoon Egi w a Raro is five log Finger the agitation ment and who Are n a to of no Quot cd and ,h0t�?Tm "1� ,�?on0t Biol his Frame speak before language is , in several its Rivers. It was contemplated by general Leavenworth to Send a delegation of Theca Izard numerous and resales of the Union. Tranches and Pawnee pets to washing-1 Lieut. Moore and j. Findlay. The ton should they be found by the dra main command now consisted of but one goons and col. A stage so informed the Hundred and eighty three effective men different tribes when be requested them the county from this Camp to the Faw to Send in the present delegation but i Nee Tow dec Ash villages is very Bro Belicov it is now the intention of the Ken and uneven numerous High ledges colonel to Send them Back to their peo of Granite Rock and As they approached pie under a Safe escort immediately of near to Village the mountains Rote to an ter the Council. I think it is the safest immense height and the passes leading and most judicious course. The Transi i to the Village through them were Ifni Tion from wild to civilized haunts has cult to find Long and narrow and would Mility and town Chas transit find cause to Obi Ted to it a j an be Bolders. Re Van pays Welt Picoc language come9i however my. To. Eves emphatically in the us of to sends. Check hesitation. Whilst listening to e government once allowed to take the Field and the �y0u Are persuaded there is much More a position still expending no a powder an thought and feeling subdued than sex hot a it would be a marvelous thing in a pressed?the Frame of the listener "1 ictionsinamannirwbkch1/mey can Wen near \ e highly satisfactory to Imp an re jul ,0 her people. Hereof visited by the dragoons is represented. Col. Donor arrived Fri of u i9 deem 1 expedient a Delegans occupying a romantic and Beautiful at this Post from his expedition on the f1011�?T fully represent lug a the tribe its can j spot. It is situated in a Fertile Valley 15th ir�9tf if Ith eix companies. The Field ? procured without difficulty to visit a a mile in Width on the North Bank. And staff officers were col. Don.,f.,com i e seat of government. They will now of a Fork of red River and in the rear it is a cd if he Scro not selected a for the pres trembles in a deep and continued Sam Ira Anding major Mason lieutenant1�.� Vornce loaded with presents and Tell i supported by stupendous mountains com l8nry�?�_ path y with the speaker before his Hamilton adjutant surgeon Findlay Leiro to on talc of the kindness posed of ledges of Rock apparently piled promiscuously upon Erch other and rising in some places to the height of a bout two thousand feet from the base of the Valley. The Village consisted of jurisdiction and secure the Protection of bout Trio Hundred lodges in shape some the american government. I what resembling a Cone generally about the expedition to the Western Prairie thirty feet in diameter and from Twenty has been pregnant with excitement with file to thirty feet High. They were thrilling interest. I have received Muc Lii formed with poles planted firmly in the i. Rail is u. Bich a a Ible Ilant i pm Newry Nodie i Tive it of a aka i a a a he by also Illinois. Tbs kind of politics appertaining to the cd fyn sleeved governor and it. Governor f this state appear to be a mooted ties the administration and anti and Iris ration presses both claim their Clec on As a Triumph. The Louisville journal a Ives the following extracts which will car Init have some tendency to set the mat at rest. Gen. Duncan in a circular a a Etc Copia tit it Sci Vul ,1 ays a the present has been a session of Universal interest. Tie excitement j is not been confined to the balls of on Gross but appears to have cd ten fed through society. It is known to you that i Piave differed in jpin10n with the sex ecu five in relation to those acts which i Lave caused the excitement and 1 have j Felt bound from a sense of duty to you i und respect to myself to oppose then with my Votes?� a Van Buren paper at near the i in i Hie neral Man above but al a grift a Street Nodal retail latest unde in 1 at Rei reduce to cad re als f Goon a which 5 of it. Cunter 0 n a jul Archt bruises by Frost any med Nier Curmitt Nallett it Lay la old. Is on Uma inn by Stamoti inwardly is by need it a Vigo Dicicc Roger ship a Roex Conn Day Iner Ells. Iti. 3 Pathy with the speaker before his i Hamilton adjutant surgeon Findlay words strike your ear?this is these a and lieutenant a , who Wasat Cret of his Power a Power which 1 had lacked to the colonel s stall As journalist the Fortune to see exerted to ils full j it company commanded by Captain extent in the late impassioned Appeal Sumner and lieutenant a by against the protest. 1 make no con Captain Duncan and lieutenants Moore a it. Ii and Turrett 3d, by Captain Hymi session for myself but 1 saw the tear i a a a 1a., c Iri and lieutenant steel 4tb, by Captain wiped away fro i Many an Eye and if i i a f 1 am not mistaken i saw Poindexter i Perkins my lieutenant davis.5th, by Captain Boone and lieutenant Izard their people Long tales of the kindness they have received and from present appearances they will anxiously Endeavor to procure a speedy negotiation which will bring their nations within the himself on one occasion wipe his own in norx�?Tha"or�?�6tir, by al Mph Tadt information from the officers ground fastened together at the top and hard and withered Cheek. . Leigh am lieutenant Edwards. Coi Dodge be in City of which would he highly thatched All Over with Prairie grass. _ a la Svi sati in this Onidia d.,s t1. A a pc is frequently severe and i severity i with him Kusu urdu it sral Yang Ltd a he Public. But As a full j comfortable bunks were erected around comes with a Lenoid Force As it teems a t in head of which i the Elm of their Fofi a a a a ?Tltt4,u k a a a a a pm he result of to promo dated malice tribe a a. It chief Wii two a 1 if to a v 1? a a a a ,. Bet of honest conviction?w Bobe tier.-. Ili Jemini chief of a .i Lari by railed to lbs a a a5ac� p.5 a a Quot strike to blow is fell. A a jilt he who Peak Toto. Eo?z-.�?zl a so in i a p,t5iaf1 of a quoth ,\rando.&Quot the deadly Arrow a no. �lf-.o4, balancing t. The a a a a ii sos Sticks and rankles there a a Manche nation and who has All the hah to Quot a Han a a a pee out me of such Sticks and rankles Inere. Taef thu a a a facts and As can be com of Benton he gives us picture al on it ti5i# Lara Ion Torow at Fortyl passed within the limits of an Ordinary a emr. Benton of Missouri is a Large. A Gibson and thus far have been highly a i fuer�?T.?. Wbk a May serve to gratify Well proportioned Man rising 60 years gratified with their visit. Ltd a a pud Cut in Advance of the till report 1 lieutenant col. Kearney reached this of a has metres tag Campaign. Place yesterday with his command from i he regiment left this place on the the Post on Washita where he had keen june. When it readied Fausse left in charge of the sick regiment Nhen i Washita several of the officers and up col. Dodge started from that place fori a Xaros of eighty men were sick and Una of age his complexion Light and head blanched. He would be handsome had he not so Flat and mis shaped a nose. In his address he is Graceful slow dignified and plausible frequently very forcible but never eloquent eat of government of Illinois said a fee never the Chril but four weeks before the election �c Only Makwa an Clort Afler a Gen. Duncan m Congress has a Ujj Jon preparation. A representative the Pawnee Tow be Ash and Carriun Che towns. The officers attached to col. Ble to duty. The command was ordered from Washita to search for the. A a a Lolly n. to on All important occasions with t in a Jere May by Vears since who belonged a Recua Ivl opposition la Bunkum j0< Jaq. C. Was asked Why y Kingsb Civ in Bowman l 4s Ould have prostrated our Vercra. ,. Dee Cicato deserted f a a incs but Bow Man amp As a a Jon non i up in have i ?~i0c such loi1& specs pics 10 Westru . All the sick left in resident and what.benches it nah a said he a i make the the charge of col. Kearney with the cd Wek believe that he ill. F0r my constituents i make them for caption of five six have been brought Benkt principles if elected chief Xmas a of . Benton in these Are on the wagons 4 lit to Tkac of our state speeches Are made for Bunkum. Take ters. There were 108 men left for duty aether Van Buren paper a l e e Jone 0f 10se speeches inter lard it Fie with col. K. And 86 on the sick report villain Illinois has said since the Clee Janent a with the words a amen Cinoc the officers of the regiment left sick Tion cd under Date cd aug. 13. Pic and a a american Sinitz for so he it Washita were lieutenants swords a a Tel act is Duncan has aban on >r0 a leg make no longer and now Schaumburg Ury last Burn and m Clure constant allusions to the a Trojan horse the Star chamber John Wilkes and Kearney s command Are Captain the Pawnee Piet a a Camanche villages nor lieutenant swords acting it car Jiant col. Lodge with two Hundred and ter Masler lieutenant Van Dew veer in lofty Chi sen men and the Best horses left acting comm Isary lieu -Na�Jexjt- p01 on a he 7th of july with ten Quot Days provisions and eighty rounds of cartridges. About 100 Miles West of the Mouth of Washita they discovered from a Hill a party of horsemen who by the use of glasses they ascertained to be indians. Coi. D., with some of the other of ices Appi Oabed the party in add Evev principle of National policy opon Uch he was first elevated to Congre ional distinction. He has thrust hip Elf in the face and opposed j to his utmost the prominent measures of. The admin Trawn of the people s Percsi j Denolf \ As Fortile Lieut. Governor the Best evidence tit we can offer for his opinions and i Sci plus is the following extract from a late address to the voters of the state the subject of the currency and l _ Iii. It re the latter an excellent and much respected Young officer Haa since died the whigs of the Revol Usam a and Ima a he so Tbia-p08t�?Tad<j Quot oni i ale Cut with the exception of by Sulci a Man As i have -1, a bord it who he still Sligh. Fever scribed and you will have a me no arrived Here . Tion of . Senator Benton?��?Poston journal. Vance of the command hearing a White Flag and after some apparent consultation one of the indians with a w Hite Flag attached to his Spear came towards the troops it full Gallop. Lie represented himself As a spaniard taken by the Ca Manches when quite Young and the indians in sight were a party of Caman Ches on a Hunting excursion about thirty ral Days before the main body of col.?Ts. In Quot a a a a her. After some talk with the command in company with lieutenant spaniard and assurances of Friendship West of the 7th infantry who was acting a Ven l j co1 a the pay is approach Aid Camp to general Leavenworth at1 e Eab a a her and Shook hands. The the time of the general a death. Indians manifested a Strong desire to he col. Dodge has invited the chiefs 0fijconsidered Friendly disposed. They said the several tribes inhabiting the country their Climp a As about two Days March in the Vicinity of this place to meet the i Roni al a Pace a Quot a invited the colonel ii to visit it. On the following Day All the troops with the exp Tell me a said the Noble Champion of Burty Patrick Henry in the a course of a us Date in the Virginia convention on the at Bison of the 1 Edera Constitution. A Tell Mil where and when did Freedom exist a i i Ellb the purse and sword were Given up bartering the United state a i v f,.oir\tlie people unless a Miracle in he delegates of tie Lowee Ash Kiowa a has engrossed the attention Ott on i Inana Taira shall interpose to nation Ever and Camanche nations Here on the 1st a camaches left the less from All the Light on the sub did Urban retain its Liberty after the loss i Day of next month. The indians invited inception of one who remained to act As. Ii n.1. Of the divird and purse. And who will probably be represented in 18u col. Presented him with a a i of Jet too against the immense Pat ulis Counci Are the Cherokee creeks i with Wullich he appeared delighted Rona Geithe president because it place Chocta Vvs senecas shawnees Dela the command reached the Camanche ���.,� it we pm i ,.c�p a the a a a i re a a &Quot>"8 of retain in he shape of judges Revenue bring to nest tribes together Tuider the Eye officers air others and which Render him and Protection of government officers Irres Stabla any scheme of ambition that to give them an Opportunity of becoming be might a Lafata against the liberties of acquainted and of interchanging if they i will pledges of Friendship preparatory a i object to be whole gang of Federal of l a fut ire a Weeo tiatia which May be at sight of the Camp an american Flag was flyers. Gentlemen depend j f amp purpose Ceet Iblis Mirll hoisted by the indians upon it this por May work sorely on your a Emp Itu ii me a i pose o. j Necks?� \ a permanent peace among All the indians Phe comanches Are represented As j of this Frontier. 1 wild,9avage-Lcokingffeilovvs, arned with 0t Etnest que Clave a 1 link Quot Ulch ?00c, May be?ote<1 rtt bow9�?T wel1 quivers Spears knives Jeet which i have seen i hold this Pinion As the result of my better judgment that the institution has been in the main Well conducted that it had a right to defend itself when assailed that we never had a better paper cur a Rency always and at All places at i Home and in foreign countries passing readily at Par that the Public Money has been illegally and imprudently removed from where it was see cure to bunks Uncertain?� is not this testimony sufficiently smashing what More would the and Minir Tiou presses have a the first party and were met about three Miles from the Camp by about one Bun dred mounted warriors. They Shook hand with the officers and were very Friendly. When the troops came within molasses Fror. Land Ohio Attis of aug. 22d, j this Council and that the Anguti wishes Anil expectations of the government up some Villini in Lowell. Mass. Have i from Mcdina destroyed by Poison Twenty three horses to toe belonging to a proprietor of a line of Sta t1 says that a Small Nan tits of molasses a was brought to , Lon this?~� subject i it Ces at that place against whom they i no of it pcs v01c.pr1 i a some pm Emily. and the Pectal tempt was lately made to destroy High i Vor is pleasant and teen horses belonging to the same per j in every respect to son but being timely discovered their uses. 1 lie process of death was prevented a a Sau to be simple and n Village last wee., really advanced towards their co Summa manufacture it j a on it q be Paz Knees As they have been quarts of Tinck culled the comanches and Kio Mays from a Bushel r0atn Over a Large extent of tie Choctaw ies. The Fla country in their Hunting excursions and article equal a it is supposed that some of their town we India Molas a Turing is 2 x pensive. And Shields Well mounted and appeared to be accomplished and daring horsemen. Their Camp consisted of about two Hundred lodges made of skins and having a conical form and the number of indians occupying them appeared to be a bout four Hundred it appears Mcredic ble but the officers unite in saying that the number of horses possessed by this ire within the Choctaw Boundary. They Small Hunting party and were grazing in a have not been on Friendly terms with any the Vicinity of the Camp exceeded �5,000 a of the tribes invited to meet them in the principal chief of the nation had Fence substantially puking it with much and Bushes. The officers a in any other Corn Beans melons and Stu Asp surpassed my very Fine and col. Dodge in. Me that these indians the to Ltd tar amp it Pawnee pets have More the appearance of being an agricultural people than any indians he has Ever seen except those acknowledged to be civilized. Before 1 mention any of the incidents which occurred at this Village it is proper to say that col. Dodge had a Tow be Ash and a Kiowa girl with him who were captured by the Osage and procured for the purpose of accompanying the expedition before it left this place. He had also Small delegations from the Cherokee Osage Seneca and Delaware nations with him. In approaching the to Vee Ash Village from the circumstance of no indians showing themselves As is customary on such occasions the officers were induced to think that they had either abandoned their Village were preparing for a fight especially As itt was known in the Village that the troops were advancing. A Short distance from the town however the command was met by about sixty warriors headed by old cheif. They appeared much alarmed begged col. Dodge frequently not to fire upon their people and it was with much difficulty he could satisfy them of his Pacific and Friendly disposition. The Pawnee girl was of great service at this cricis?she was immediately recognized by her people and she lost no time in assuring them of the feud by intentions of the troops and of the a kindness she had received at the hands of the americans 1 Phe troops encamped within a mile of the Village and on the same Day some of the officers visited the town and were received with much kindness and hospitality?they were j bountifully supplied with Corn and Beans Buffalo meat water melons and wild j plums. Immediately after the arrival of a the troops the Chavanches began to come in Large numbers into the town. On the 22d of july the Day after his arrival at the today amp a , Dodge held a Council with the chiefs in their Council House. He addressed them in an appropriate manner assuring them of his Friendly feelings and the desire of the government to better their condition and establish peace with their red Brethren of this country. He concluded by inquiring for . Abbey the. Larger who was supposed to have been captured by them last year and demanded the restoration of a Little boy by the name of Matthew Wright Mart to who was made captive by them some weeks previously and was known to be in their Possession. The colonel offered to restore them their lost daughter whom he had redeemed from the Osage and brought to her Home. The old chief we Ler re Shah to

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