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The Seneca and Huron, or Wyandot, originated along the St.
Lawrence, where they lived peaceably for a great many years, but
were embroiled in war by a Seneca lady, who refused a Wyandot for
husband, on the ground that he had taken no scalps in his time. To
gain her affections he laid in ambush, killed her brother, and threw
his scalp in her lap. Instead of winning her, the two tribes were
compelled to take up the hatchet against each other.
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Ohio Annals; Dayton, Ohio, 1876
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