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. . .

Made possible by the Rivers Institute and the
History Department of Hanover College.


How to cite this article:  "Extract of Letters from Chicago and Peorias," Louisiana Gazette (St. Louis, Louisiana Territory), 21 Mar. 1812, pg. 3, available at http://history.hanover.edu/texts/1811.