d, he said:
"You deserve to be shot."
The robber pleaded for mercy, and the Indian promised to release him if he would never again show his face in the settlement under penalty of death. He was then permitted to escape in his canoe.
The Indian led them through a path to the river, where they found an old carpet-bag filled with cash, a common grain
sack containing family plate, a bag of provisions, and a valuable gun.
No further evidence was needed to convince the Chief of the perfidy of his clerk. He leaned against a tree unable to utter a word. There was the deerskin bag which Mary had made for the cash and which was in the safe the night of the fire. There were valuables which he had left in c
his pistol at Wrenford'
harge of his clerk before leaving for Quebec. The tr