McARTHUR TO WORTHINGTON
Fruit hill Jany 1st. 1813
I inclose you the appraisement bill of the arms and accoutrements of Capt Henry Ulery's Rifle company of my Regt. with the hope that some arrangement can be made by the government for paying for the property which was lost at the surrender of Detroit.
I said in my last that Bills on the Government could not be sold at par here. I have since heard from Genl Taylor, and find it is the case in Cincinnati. I find that all the troops are paid but mine. Why my Regt.should be thus yankeed out of their pay I know not. I am confident they were seldom wrong out a tour of duty on the Campaign.
Genl. Harrison left this on yesterday in high spirits. He intends sending out an other secret expedition against the Indians.
Altho we have not yet recd. any pay nor likely to do so soon. I wish very much to know, if myself and so many of my Regt. as can equip themselves can be permited to form a part of said secret expedition.
The secretary of war wrote me some time ago, that so soon as there was a decision in our case that I should be advised of it, but have not heard a word of that matter since.
The first report relative to Col Campbells expedition was like many others-- false. He has been successful.
Sir I have & am Dear sir respectfully yours
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