In the letter Bedell explains that several armed Indians have been seen in the area, causing "a general state of alarm." He urges Caller to provide military assistance, so the inhabitants will not have to abandon their crops and property: "Would it...
In the letter Claiborne discusses recent attacks by Indians on white inhabitants in the territory: "The conduct of your Creek neighbours for some time past has been observed, and merit, in my opinion, exemplary punishment, and had I the power, they...
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