Death of an Indian Chief

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Death of an Indian Chief - DrATfiot an Indian Chief.—Yah hab-Toxica, a...
DrATfiot an Indian Chief.—Yah hab-Toxica, a chief of the Seminole tribe, one of the delegation in transit to Florida, at tha instance of the government, government, to induce Billy Bowlegs to emigrate westward, died in New Orleafcs ou tho 10th inst, of congestion of the lungs. The Picayune savs: This Seminole brave was overtaken by the insat iable archer without an opportunity of gathering his riches about him; and, with the dignity which characteriiea the race, meeting the call of the Great Spirit while chanting his war song. In the busy haunts of the white man, while traversing the streets —curiously, yet with apparent indifference, indifference, eyeing the evidences of hts power—he fell, ai'itdst a group of hi* delegation; and his spirit entered the unknown hunting grounds, which, according according to his religious faith, are prepared for the Indian braves.

Clipped from Richmond Dispatch19 Jan 1858, TuePage 1

Richmond Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia)19 Jan 1858, TuePage 1
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