unless men were sent it was said the Inhabitants would move off -- some few have been killed on the water of Mo[illeg.]
Col Mann was here from Marietta today - says they are ready and willing to March, if they receive Orders (from his Regimt.)
Major Knowles left here on sunday morning for Col Bays detachment -- Quer, would not a portion of those detachments, advantageously stationed, ensure everr purpose & let the remainder return to their Farms - the season for puting in fall crops will soon be over
Several famiilies it is said are moving down here from the Settlement up Whitewoman. However unlikely[?] that the hostile Indians have got in the rear of our Troops from New Philad. Mansfield, Mount Vernon, San- dusky plains &c yet we hear of the utmost alarm prevailing, on account of such reports.
I am Sir Your Excellencys Obedt. Huml. Servt.
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