The Shawanoe Prophet a Prisoner


Chillicothe, Jan. 1.

The Shawanoe [Shawnee] prophet [Tenskwatawa] a prisoner. -- A gentleman of intelligence and respectability, from Cincinnati, who passed through new market, (Highland county) on Friday evening last, informs us that he saw a gentleman direct from the Indiana territory who informed him, that he had conversed with some members of the legislature of that territory, who communicated the important facts -- that the prophet was surrendered a prisoner to governor Harrison, by some Indian chiefs; that Tecumseh, his brother, was to be surrendered also, in like manner -- and that the Indian chiefs stated, that in the late engagement on the Wabash, the Indians lost 214 killed, besides a number wounded.

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History Department of Hanover College.


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