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Titusville (Pa.) Morning Herald / July 4, 1870.

CHEYENNE, Wyo., July 2 — A letter from South Pass says: On June 25th the Indians stole from that vicinity ninety-eight head of horses and mules. Citizens pursued, but all their horses being gone they could not regain the stock.

They found the bodies of Dr. Bard, Harney, Morgan and Mr. Mason, they having been tortured to death by the Indians. Morgan was scalped, the king-bolt of the wagon driven through his head and the tendons down his spine taken out for bowstrings.

The Indians who committed the depredations are Arrapahoes and Sioux.



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