Extract of letters from Chicago and Peorias, received in town a few days ago.
The Indians who have committed the murders in Illinois territory are within a few miles of this place, but they will not be given up. Several attempts have been made to obtain from the Pottowatomies [Potawatomi], an account of the number loss in the Wabash affair, they say there were only 40 or so killed, and a few wounded who are getting well; they take pains to hide the number they have. . .