Thirza Finch diary and letter transcriptions  1858-1870
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  1800 April 11 . William Vousdan ALS to Winthrop Sargent; St. Catharine's Township [Ontario, Canada]. (2 pages)
Requesting an interpreter and advice regarding the near-fatal beating of a Native American; partly drunk, the man entered a home an attempted to kill a man with an ax. He "was prevented by one Reubin jones who has beat the savage so unmercifully that his life was dispaired of, I issued a warrant for Jones but he is fled." he fears that the Indians might retaliate if the wounded Indian dies.