ILLINOIS HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS



Colonel John Gibson to George Washington, August 25, 1781:
    Clark sets out on expedition against the Shawnee-lack
    of supplies at Fort Pitt-charges against Brodhead-en-
    listment of volunteers for an expedition against the Wyan-
    dot ................................................ 590
 Deposition of William Shannon, August 25, 1781: receipt
   of Shannon for money and land warrants ............... 593
Return of Infantry under Colonel Joseph Crockett, August
   28, 1781 ............................................5 94
Arthur Campbell to George Rogers Clark, September 3, 1781:
   treaty with the Cherokee-Washington besieges New
   York-Greene's successes in the South-Galvez captures
   Pensacola - De Grasse captures Barbados ............. e95
George Rogers Clark to the Kentucky County Commission-
   ers, September 5, 1781: importance of frontier settle-
   ments and Detroit-consequences of the proposed expe-
   dition against Detroit-opposition to the settlements of
   Kentucky-Clark urges co-operation in attack on Indians
   -evacuation of Fort Jefferson and Vincennes ...........5. 596
John Todd to George Rogers Clark, September 6, 1781:
   council of war decides on co-operation with Clark ........ 599
Thomas Nelson to Leighton Wood, September 6, 1781:
   Wood instructed to make out account of money spent
   in the Illinois and Kentucky ......................... 600
Proceedings of a Council of the Kentucky Officers, Septem-
   ber 7, 1781: council decides against expedition against
   the Indians-Clark asked to maintain post at the Falls
   of the Ohio and to fortify the mouth of the Kentucky and
   of the Miami-council urges expedition against Detroit in
   the spring ......................................... 601
Kentucky County-lieutenants to George Rogers Clark,
   September 8, 1781: Clark promised corn and buffalo
   meat ............................................... 603
John Floyd to George Rogers Clark, September 14, 1781:
   defeat of Floyd by Indian party ....................... 604



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