whom Mr Tessier communicated it that they stopped for the night & left the flag hoisted on the cariole[?], That the flag was taken away unknown to them and then the Indians find another. That Tessier told them they were Frenchmen and surrendered upon which the Indians ceased firing & took them. They then mentioned that they were sent with a flag. The Indians said they were lyars & took them off --
Mr Tessier was set at liberty at the river Raisin and reamined two days expecting the Doct to return at the end of which time Tessier was sent for by the British & taken to Malden -- He understood that the Doct was to be sent off immediately to Niagara. The Doct. was wounded in the ancle -- He understood that the British charged that Doct. & Tessier with being spies --
And further he saith not -- Si
Medence X Labbadie
[illeg. Sworn to before me this llth day of Feby 1813 Camp Foot of the Miami Rapids
C. S. Todd Div. J. Adv.
a true Copy
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