In the letter the men describe the "hostile disposition of the Creek Indians" toward citizens in Clarke and Washington Counties. They explain that many families are preparing to leave the area, which is vulnerable to attack: "...nearly one half of...
In the letter Dale discusses the appointment of men to military and public offices. He also mentions that "Mr Files gives mee some infermation of Mjr Davis having killed and taken some Indians." [Original spelling retained.]
In the letter Dale discusses several scouting expeditions he has made recently, and he reports that "I am under a full belief there is no Indians of the disaffected in this quarter." He then asks about the future of the fort he established in...
In the letter Dr. Allen mentions that he sent a request for medicine several months ago, but he has not received a response ("I conclude that in the multiplicity of business it has been mislaid or overlooked"). He asks Hitchcock to examine the...
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