In the letter Caller explains his plan to lead the militia in an attack against the Creek Indians, and he asks Claiborne to provide any assistance he can: "...we have deem'd it prudent and advisable to call out the militia and attack the party on...
In the letter they discuss the recent murder committed by Little Warrior, a Creek Indian. The men believe that Little Warrior "will endeavour to do all the mischief he possibly can as he is now outlawed in his own Country and men out in all...
The book includes exercises and notes on several specific concepts. As an adult, Cumming moved with his wife and children from Scotland to North America, eventually settling in Alabama. His daughter, Kate, served as a nurse during the Civil War.
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