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I raised up and presented my gun at one of the Indians but I heard some of our company that was in another house cry out dont shoot. I sopt at that and ask them what they were and I believe they sad Cheroke but stood in amaise and reason they had for I suppose there was 20 guns presented at them we went up to them and examind them they said they were Cherokees I made signs to them to shew me their pafs but they had none They had with them 5 head of horse kind and skelps that appeared to be white mens 4 of the horses appeard as tho they had been lately taken up but the other was very groon the Indians began to make ready to go off but I made signs to them that they must no go that night but they seen very intent to go but we inseisted to fall upon them and kill them for they said they believd they were shaunees and that they spyes