In the letter Johnstone describes the citizens' negative reaction to the Stamp Act and their subsequent hostility toward him. He writes to defend himself against allegations of misconduct from several of his colleagues: "It may perhaps be alleged,...
In the first two letters (written March 17 and May 25, 1791), Knox discusses gathering troops "for the purpose of marking the line next October mentioned in the treaty of the Creeks" (referring to the new boundary lines agreed upon in the Treaty of...
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