In the letter Lewis asks Coffee for information about the survey of Indian lands: "Respecting the line to be run between us & the Indians Maj. Russell is desirous to know where the line will commence in the Chicasaws [sic] or Cherokees or Creeks or...
In the letter Coffee, who is Surveyor General of the northern section of the Mississippi Territory, carefully describes his proposed boundary lines between the United States and the Indian lands; he subtly reproves his fellow commissioners, who...
In the letter Gaines expresses concerns he and Colonel William Barnett have setting the boundary lines between the United States and Indian land, as outlined in the Treaty of Fort Jackson: "Colonel Barnett and myself had set out with a view to...
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