Chicago Tribune 1 - son kidnapped by indians

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Chicago Tribune 1 - son kidnapped by indians - An Indian Captive Roelalmed after 'S nirty-ti...
An Indian Captive Roelalmed after 'S nirty-ti ve a ear's AMenccinci- aenia oi his Life, IFrom.tbe T!ffln:(Oh!o) Tribanf. Tb following narrative of the return and re cognition of Matthew Bravton, the long lot son or tlijao tsraytca ot this connty, woo was stolen bv the Indiana 84 vea arro. will be read with interest. It was kindly furnished by Mr. S. vv. unamoeriaio.oi uarey, ana can De reuea upon as true : ua tne zotn ot nept., iubs, two cnnaren ot Elijah Brayton, then residing near Springville in thig county, were sent out after the cows. After going a short distance from home, the younger one, Matthew, a lad betwen seven and eight years of age, became fatigued and started for a neighboring house, close by, while the other continued the search for the cows. Since that time, nothing ha been heard of the child. until lately. The country was thoroughly searched, bv all the whites and friendly Indians that resided near this settlement, and continued several weiks, but without efiect. At tne time he was lost there were two scars on his person, one on his head, caused by a boil, and one oa the big tee of his right foot, caused by a cut with an axe.

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 30 Nov 1859, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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