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Depositions of George Hoopaugh and Jacob Harman, 1754 Feb. 2.

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This day came before me James Patton one of his Majesties Justices for the county of Augusta George Hoopaugh being sworn saith that about the 7th day of May Last sixty Norward Indians Came to his House on Sinking Creek a branch of Woods River - and Burned Down his House and stable and in the House there was fifteen Bushells of Wheat, at sundry Times before that they Indians Threatned him, Burned his Corn & Killed his best Dogs so that he was obliged to remove for fear of further Damage and Leave his Winter Crop in the Ground which was Lost and that there was three Creatures Killed in his Field he believes was Jacob Harman's and further this Deponent saith not - as witness his hand this 2d day of February 1754 [signature in German script] Georg Hubbach

Sworn to before me James: Patton

This day Jacob Harman Junr. being sworn saith that he had two Mares and a Colt to the Vallue of fifteen Pounds at least Running at the House of Sd George Hoopagh and a few Days after Sd Hoopaghs House was Burned Sd Harman went there and found his three Creatures all shot Dead in the Field of Sd Hoopach which he Virely believes was Done by the Sd Indians that Burned the House and further this Deponent saith not as witness his Hand this 2d day of Feby 1754 Jacob Harman

Sworn to before me James: Patton