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...
In the letter John discusses traveling through Alabama and Georgia, and he describes the Creek uprising after the Treaty of Indian Springs was signed: "The Creek Indians are in a great commotion at present. On Saturday last they have killed Genl....
In the letter the men ("who signed the late treaty with the United States ") report that William McIntosh and several others were recently killed by fellow Creeks, who also "sentenced death to us." The chiefs have "taken refuge under the whites in...
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