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By William McHenry


Men living on the prairie between the Big and Little Wabash in the Illinois Territory inform Harrison that a rumor of the Shawnee going to war is being spread throughout their area.Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841The letter mentions that news regarding the Shawnee was provided by a Muscoga Indian named Peter. He related the information to Jesse Bowman. This letter was original enclosed with M0364_BOX1_FOLDER17_VINCENNES_08-08-1810 of this collection

Topics: Indians of North America--Wars--1750-1815; Illinois Territory; Indiana Territory. Governor (1800-1812 : Harrison); Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Shawnee Indians--Northwest, Old
Year: 1810
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