During the French and Indian war, while America was still under the rule of England, Col. Munro was the commander of Fort William Henry, in New York State. His two daughters arrived from England, and pushed their way into the wilderness determined to join their father. The last stage of their journey was made under the escort of a young army officer. Major Heyward, one of their father's most trusted officers, and who was deeply in love with Alice, the younger girl. Their guide was a treacherous Indian, who had planned to lure them into the wilderness and make them captives. They were saved, however, by a chance meeting with a trapper and his two Indian companions, who were men of reputation throughout that wild region. The trapper, American born, had lived with Indians all his life, and because of his skill with his rifle was known as Hawkeye. The Indians were the last of the tribe of Mohicans, who at one time ruled the country that is now New York City. But they had been driven back ...
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