a consumption, died about two o'clock this afternoon.
I was with him for about an hour before he depart-
ed, and speaking with him about fifteen minutes be-
fore he breathed his last, found he was sensible of
death being upon him. He said he understood all
I said to him, and was glad he was noticed in his
last moments. I think I never saw before so hasty
a burial. His coffin was made immediately, and his
interment took place about sunset, in a grave near-
by on the bank of the river, attended by about twen-
ty people, whites, blacks, and Indians. This was
the end of poor Toby
I was at captain William Colwell
wards evening walked to Simon Girty
the wind came strong from the south, with much
preserved in health.
Two Indians came from the Rapids, by whom
we received letters from captain Hendricks
of the Five Nations
will be peace. This was pleasant, indeed, and we
sat up this evening, conversing with the commis-
sioners till past eleven o'clock. Slept well, being
clear of musketoes.
the ship that rides nearly opposite our camp. This
evening came in several more Indians from the Ra-
pids, whose reports agree in substance with captain
a piece, and encamped near by; but a canoe coming
This, with the musketoes, caused little sleep.
Great looking out for the boat's return from