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A.E. Fenton, Swift Current to J.M. Egan re Applegarth, with wife and sister arrived from Red Pheasant's reserve where they were raided by Indians and told to leave.
Farmer instructor applegarth with wife and sister arrived here this am he was located on Red Pheasant reserve twenty five miles south east of Battleford. he had no Knowledge of the uprising until his house was raided by Indians at three am tuesday last. They disarmed him and two Indians felt in all of his pockets for money the Chief advised him to leave as soon as possible or his men would Kill him and not to go towards Battleford as breeds were guarded and he would be shot when he left the Indians were ran-sacking his house six Indians followed them for about two days when Applegarth overtook Judge Rouleau and party of six ladies on their way from Battleford the Indians then stopped The Indians told Applegarth when they arrived at his house that the Stonies had killed farmers instructor Payne as they did not like him and had Killed a farmer named Freeman for resisting when they attempted to steal his stock the Indians destroyed the furniture in houses around Battleford and carried off all the stock and provisions all of the Battleford district Indians are now Congregating in Sounding lake reserve about six miles north west from Battleford and claim they expect three hundred Sioux from American side
The Indians demolished what they did not wish to carry off in all the houses and stores raided by them and have taken every horse and head of Cattle in that part of the Country
A E Fenton
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