In the letter the men explain the causes of the commission's "apparent slothfulness": their "progress has been greatly retarded by frequent recurrences of local attraction" and the trees and uneven landscape have made it "almost impossible to be...
In the letter Gayle describes the allegations of the white citizens, including the murder of a circuit court clerk in Russell County. The newly appointed agents are to begin their work by meeting with the Indian chiefs: "In your interview with...
The report lists the number of women and children in each family and ends with the following assessment by the probate judge: "It is impossible almost to enumerate the diferent [sic] reasons or causes of the indigence of these families the greater...
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