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Letter from Jacob Sommerhall to John Stuart
Sommerhall, Jacob
November 10, 1768
Volume 07, Page 866

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Indies. Vol. 273.]
Letter to John Stuart Esqure.

Horse Creek, November 10th 1768.


To inform you of ill disposed people. There is one Laurence Rambo living on North Creek has boldly said and published that he should think no more of you than myself for he would have you taken and whipped as soon as any other man and sheckle you had you offered to give out any authority to had them taken for false imprisonment they used me with what are you he says nothing but an old Cherokee Agent and indeed thinks your Honor ought to be taken and whipped and your goods taken from you as you are a giving to the damn'd Indians to kill the Back Woods People. Pray don't take this ill of my acquainting your Honor of the poor insipid fools but to inform you the ill that is in some people and vulgar discourse without Fear or Wit. So no more at present but wishes your Honor well and Humble Servant to Command.