CaptianHerkimerAndFortHerkimer 1758

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CaptianHerkimerAndFortHerkimer 1758 - 7 uiaJui i Rilatikf MMuVie0inifieJ , About 1...
7 uiaJui i Rilatikf MMuVie0inifieJ , About 1 o'Clock on Monday the'jdth of April a(r an Oneida IndianaccUairfted Captain Herchamer, that a Mty. of IniansJ and 4 Frenchmen, were nighthis Forfe ai4 wold certainly come down and attack the Settlements that Day, and advifed Captain Herchamer to go into the Fort, and take ar many 6f th Inhabitants with him, as he could cplledt . Aboul 3 o'Cbck, moll Part of the Inhabitants, Jjaving Notic.e from Captain Herchamer, left their HontesT and aflem - bled at the Fort r four Families, that hachfted Iroro Henderfon's Pufchafe,'' in thSpWgv, "for Fear of the EnenyS Jcould ' not get'ih, ana hadjn their Houfes two Indian,Trader9ii. of thei Name of Clocks and fix "Waggoners, that were jcarrying Capt. Gage's Baggage to the Fori. ' At4( oCloCk, all of a fuddeh, the Houfes' were attacked j and the Waggoners being furprvzed,J run'nip'.Stas, - fjth better to defend themfelvesJ.,rTh'e;Indi4ns' jmrne, iiately rufhed into" .the. Houfe .icljEilled ,ancj fcalped all that'werc beioV ; fomc jfe.Indiaijs attempted ' the Stairs, but hey'werf Qcked flown by the Waggoners j th?y then, fired up thro' the Loft, ' and foon were joined by, more Indiajns, who fired many Shot quite thro . the tioule, and ! ! l propoito w let it on rire, inunuea - jynn huh, . -, lu ,uu.. . fcape, but was foon killed ; the other five defended themfelves. with gret Intrepidity,' having killed one Indian until they were relieved by a Party of Rangers, who came to their Afliftanc?, and '.after exchanging a few .Shot, the Indians 'fled, feeing Our People have the "Advantage of a Log Fence, i - Capt. Herchamer fays he fawf'four pr five of the Indians drop, but' were carried ofT.'V In the bove Affair, 33 of the Inhabiunjfi , were 'killed,' and Lieut. Hair, of the.. Rangers, received a flight "uunu in me orcait. iNext fay tome unciaas wme down to trade, and 'met .the Enemy going - 1 Olf. Who told them thev had fix of their Comnanv I . 1.1 j j ; V : . . 7 I killed, and nine wounded. - , ; , ext Mornin? a Woman came into the Fort that had been fcalped, befides having her Nofe; alraoll cut off, with a Wound In her Brealt. 'and another in her Side. Shi is likely to recover, Related all that happened fill fhe was fcalped, 'and fayi there were Onondago Indians among them. ' Some Time ago Captain Troup," in the Sturdy - BfT?ar. of triii Pnrf tnrAr nn i a Numlvr who were Part of d that was raff awav at tne La - tiufes : 'Thev had in ther Rnst unwarJi of ionn 1. in Gold, which Capt. Troup took proper Care pf, ad landed the Frenchmen fafe on Hifpaniola. 1 01 Frenchmen, in a Long - boat, 4 ius vrew ot a oni by to J

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  1. The Maryland Gazette,
  2. 01 Jun 1758, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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