This section gives information from Colonel Jeremiah Austill, "in relation to the 'Canoe Fight' & other engagements in which he was concerned in the memorable years 1813, 1814." Austill's account includes sketches of relevant forts and waterways in...
In the letter Dale discusses the appointment of men to military and public offices. He also mentions that "Mr Files gives mee some infermation of Mjr Davis having killed and taken some Indians." [Original spelling retained.]
In the letter Dale discusses several scouting expeditions he has made recently, and he reports that "I am under a full belief there is no Indians of the disaffected in this quarter." He then asks about the future of the fort he established in...
From Claiborne's preface to the work: "As originally written, the narrative was almost literally in his [Dale's] own words. In the present memoir I have preserved his language in many parts, and faithfully expressed his opinions." The first passage...
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