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I82   CANADIAN HISTORY FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.

She was dreadfully frightened, but made signs that she wanted to be taken to FitzGibbon. She was in time to put him on his guard, and thus through her brave deed was accomplished one of the most brilliant exploits of the war. x

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Beaver   Boerstler's men had been sorely harassed

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on the way by a band of Indians, under

Captain Kerr and a son of Joseph Brant, and as they neared Beaver Dam musket-shots, shouts, and terrible war-whoops sounded from every side. They fancied themselves surrounded by a superior force, and when FitzGibbon rode out to reconnoitre he found them drawn

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