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t $1,800 worth of goods. But one volley was fired by the Indians. The two Americans in front, as ascertained by following their trail, were both wounded, and their horses taking fright, ran down the precipitous bank, and kept along the ravine several hundred yards, when the horsemen halted, as is supposed, unable to ride further. The body of one, John Page, was found on this spot. The blankets, pistol and knife of his companion were also found, but he and his horse were both missing. Page's horse had been killed, and, as it appeared, by the missing man, in order to quench his thirst by a drink of the animal's blood. He had stayed with Page till the spark of life had fled, and then gone off in search of sustenance. It is not thought he was mortally wounded, as his activity was too great for one in the throes of death. He had ungirded the saddle from his horse in order to obtain his blankets, which he was packing in that manner, and it is supposed the animal took fright and r
ver, three miles from Beaver Dam Depot, on the Virginia Central Railroad, and half a mile from Green Bay Crossing, the following property, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the debt, $2,084.80, secured by said deed of trust, with interest thereon from the 24th October, 1860, and all costs of preparing and enforcing said deed of trust, selling the Negroes first. The property to be sold is thus described in the deed of trust: "Five Slaves — man Henry, man Ned, boy John, girl Jane, and woman Milly; and the Tract of land, in the county of Hanover, on which the said Burwell B. Dickinson now resides, with all the appurtenances thereof, estimated to contain 56½ acres, being the same land which was conveyed to the said Burwell B. Dickinson by Wm. Hancock, and which adjoins the lands of E. A. Rowzie, Michael Schroeder, and William T. Dickinson." Title believed to be good, but I shall only pass the title vested in me by the deed of trust. John Page, Trustee. mh 16--dt19Ap