The act enables local authorities to decide when to limit the sale of alcoholic beverages to Indians, in order to protect the colonists and preserve peaceful relations with local tribes: "Whereas frequent Tumults and Disturbances have happened by...
In the letter Harrison gives details about the impressment of slaves belonging to Mrs. M. A. Tarrant. Colonel Brooks had issued a complaint on her behalf against Harrison and John Mosely, who are responsible for collecting the slaves requested by...
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