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Page 140 - Feb. 1707. The tragedy of Captain Locke's death occurred during King William's war, when men went armed, to their daily work. It is said that, having stood his gun against a rock, he was reaping grain, when several Indians crept stealthily up behind and shot him with his own weapon. Supposing him dead, they rushed upon him, for his scalp, when he revived, struck out with, his sickle and cut off the nose of one of the Indians. Years afterward, a son of his met a noseless Indian in Portsmouth ; the...
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