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Journal of John Echols, 1758 Oct. 26.

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Abstract

Contains an extract of the journal of John Echols from 12 August 1758 regarding Capt. Robert Wade's march from Mayo Fort with thirty-five men to the New River in search of enemy Indians. The journal provides a detailed account of the movements of the men and an incident with a group of supposed Cherokee Indians. The facts of the Echols's journal were sworn before Abraham Maury on 26 October 1758.