Monday, December 19, 2005

December 20, 1794

From an item published in Connecticut's Windham Herald:

We understand that a party of men who went out from Fort Hamilton to bring in the body of Mr Elliott who was killed by the Indians, as mentioned in our last, among which was Elliott’s servant, who escaped when Mr Elliott fell, having got the body in a coffin and in a waggon, they were attacked by a party of Indians who defeated them, killed the servant, took possession of the waggon and threw out the body of Mr Elliott...

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