Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alexander Cameron's Letter To Price

From The manuscripts of the Earl of Dartmouth:

, March 16 and 27. Toquo — -With note by G. P[rice].
" Mr. Tinkler will certainly run a great risk if ever he comes to this quarter, and particularly if Rum should be in the way."

Endorsed . — Extracts from Mr. Cameron's letters to Mr. Price, sent March 16th, 1765, to Captain Cochran at Charlestown (about a design to kill all the white people in the Cherokee country, and about the French prisoners.)

Note. — Mr. Cameron was commissary for Indian affairs. Ensign Price, 60th Regiment, was commanding officer at Fort Prince George, South Carolina. 

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