Judge Livergood remembers ...

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Judge Livergood remembers ... - be relaid be arrested on examination default to...
be relaid be arrested on examination default to or on an lias be .Mct.hmlistn, a e very .huli'O.J. H. Livergood furnishes the Herald with some reminiscences of Lavaea county, including the following: In October, JS37, the L'omanche Indians made a; n.id on the settlement on the darij' near wjiiere fcrchulcnbcrg now fitaml? killing a Jlr. Lyons and taking captive ion Warren, aged 13, whom they kept en years. At this time there tvcro but. ter .__ ... families in the bounds of this comity. A company of thirteen was mustered, some, whom wero from Fayet to county and started in pursuit They pursued the Indians narthWiird mlo the uiountains, where t-hcv struck another trail coming south, which they took ami came upon the on IJijj Hrushy, near where Yoakum now stands. A battle ensued, in which our party lost one m,-.n, · htlfner, an;l had sovernl wounded, but killed four I n d i a n s and captured hoi-sen. Judging from the ntirnbcrof horses we.wipposcd that, there were thirty-two iiians. Again, m I.SJS, a small party ot Indians-stole down upon the Uivnea river. near where Mossy Grovnchurch no\vH:iuds. \\'e ijatliei-Ld iv company of lifty-six men .wit nthrini on iheir trnll. Xear 1 lallettv v i l l e w u f i i u i i i l w h e . r o Smothers, uncle of our ex-sheriff, mid i -Mr. .N'unneliy, whom we buried near the Mvey.ird south' ot lliiilottsvllir. I'Vom thoneo thu lll'liaim went. thrnu:;ll Avhere Hylletsville lio-.v ^Mnds, crossed tlie 1 .avat'a la-av where Dr. ].;iy liven, i)a5-.sillg rh;ht between the re.sidein-.cs of Uarncy anil .Tames Jlrowu, who l i v e d about ap.irt. They ilrovo all i!io horses w i t h i I tjnmi, leaving none with which M pin-sue. · This waiuhn ln-,t p.uiy of Indians tliat ni.iile their appeanun.-e in Ihiti part ol oitr i.'outi(y.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 10 Jan 1889, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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