KENDALL, Elizabeth Clements

While the wagon train was stopped one day for a rest Elizabeth and her girlfriend had taken their knitting and gone down alongside the creek to set in the sun. They looked up from their chattering and laughter to see an Indian watching them. Then he disappeared. Upon their return to camp, the Indian was in consultation with Captain Zebriski. Then later the Captain reported to Elizabeth their conversation. The Indian, attracted to Elizabeth had said to the Captain, “Heap wino squaw, she knit socks, me want her.”

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