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Buffalo Bill's Spy Trailer

The Stranger in Camp

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Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,326 / 165 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,548
Added to site: 2009.08.25
mnybks.net#: 25096
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Western
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it was the man to whom I owed all my sorrow and misfortune in life. Well, the recognition was mutual, a quarrel followed, and he--his name was Manton Mayhew--fell by my hand, and he, too, was a sergeant.

"I said nothing in my defense, for I would not reopen the story of the past for curious eyes to gaze upon, and accepted my fate, my sentence being to be shot to death. On one occasion, in an Indian fight, I had saved the life of the scout Buffalo Bill----"

"Ah, yes, I know of him," said the listener earnestly.

"He, in return, rode through the Indian country, to the quarters of the district commander, to try and get a reprieve, hoping to glean new evidence to clear me. He was refused, and returned just as I was led down on the banks of the river for execution.

"I heard the result and determined in a second to escape, or be killed in the attempt. Buffalo Bill's horse stood near, and with a bound I was upon his back, rushed him into the stream, swam across and escaped.

"I was f

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