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INDIANS... Death of Whitehair... chief of Osage tribe...

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August 30, 1809

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, August 30, 1809

* Chief Whitechair... 
* Osage Indians... 

Page 2 obituary reads, in part: "Died--In the Osage country. Whitehair, the principal chief of the Osage tribe of Indians. His death was unexpected....Upwards of 100 Osages arrived at St. Louis...relative to the death of Whitehair. They are of the opinion that something supernatural occasioned his death; and that they must kill one of the Paune nation to appease his manes."

Other news of the day includes: "Commencement" "Affairs With Spain" and more with several advertisements.

First leaf is trimmed close at the bottom causing minor loss on page 2, some lite foxing, otherwise good.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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