Deerslayer and Judith open Tom Hutter

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Deerslayer and Judith open Tom Hutter's chest to find any items they can use as ransom for the two  white men. The three exiles on the ark, intent on their investigation of the chest, are startled by the  appearance of a Mingo who serves as a guide for the returning Hetty. Deerslayer shows some ivory  chess pieces to the Indian who eagerly goes back to the Mingo camp with this news of a possible  exchange of the pawns for the prisoners. After hard bargaining, Rivenoak, the Mingo chief who has  approached the ark, accepts the ivory rooks, and Tom Hutter and Hurry Harry are set free. Learning  nothing from their close call with death, the two men plot another raid for scalps on the Indian camp.  They discover, however, that the Indians have moved camp, spoiling their plans. Setting out to rescue Hist, Deerslayer and Chingachgook are dismayed to find that the new Mingo 
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