Wednesday, October 14, 2015

News from May 12, 1873

From the Galveston Tri Weekly Civilian, May 12, 1873, page 4

Texas Items.

On the morning of the 2d inst. a party of Kickapoos from the west bank of the Rio Grande, made their appearance in the near vicinity of Nott's ranche [sic], some 12 miles east of north from Kerrville, and gave chase to Mr. Sam Macdonald, who was out hunting his horse, and saw him to the very threshold of Mrs. Mary Fannin's house, about one mile and a half north.  Macdonald escaped unhurt, and with Messrs. Nott, Nebson and Fannin, armed and went in pursuit, but was too long delayed in preparing to overhaul the Government's wards.

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