Burning the soles of Matilda Lockhart's feet to prevent her escape. Comanches brought only one white captive to barter with at the Council House meeting in San Antonio. Her deplorable condition infuriated whites, who attempted to arrest the Comanche leaders. Nineteenth-century woodcut engraving by T.J. Owen (a pseudonym for the author known as O'Henry) as shown in Wilbarger, 1889.
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