In the letter Carson discusses a Creek uprising led by Peter McQueen. He describes the army's attempts to stop it, including the defeat of an expedition under Colonel Caller at Escambia Swamp. A transcript of the letter is included.
In the letter Guin, the sheriff of Sanford County (present-day Lamar County) describes violence against African American citizens in Fayette County. He gives details about six murders that have occurred in the last few months; the guilty parties...
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