75 From James Gamble (Washita, C.N.). To Peter P. Pitchlynn. Dated July 20, 1860. Re: news/rumors that $1,000 reward was issued for Peter's apprehension by the family of the slain Harris; of Peter's death at the hands of the Lighthorsemen; news of all the murders occurring in the Nation and the disaster quickly coming.
76 From Israel Folsom ( Elm Hill, C.N.). To Peter P. Pitchlynn. Dated July 24, 1860. Re: black insurrection in north Texas; candidates for Principal Chief of the Nation; plea for Peter P. to return home and help Peter; danger of black insurrection in the nation.
77 From Lycurgus P. Pitchlynn (Eagle Town, C.N.). To Peter P. Pitchlynn. Dated July 26, 1860. Re: the vicious summer heat of which hasn't been seen ever in the Nation; the crops dying and the impending starvation; the disappearance of all law, order and religion since Peter P.'s move to Washington; reluctance through fear by the officials to enforce the laws; doesn't know where Peter is.
78 From John Howell (Eagle Town, C.N.). To Peter P. Howell. Dated Aug. 2, 1860. Re: distressing events in the Nation; killings of various people; the rest is unreadable.
79 Sevier County, Arkansas--Grand Jury: Presentment. Dated Aug. 10, 1860. Re: Peter P. Pitchlynn, Jr.
80 From Lycurgus P. Pitchlynn (Eagle Town, C.N.). To Peter P. Pitchlynn. Dated Aug. 19, 1860. Re: confusion as to who was elected Principal Chief; the Nation full of runaway slaves from slave states due to the possibility of Dukes' election as an abolitionist; Peter's health and location; proof that Peter acted in self-defense when he killed Lorenzo Harris.
81 From Joseph Dukes (Norwalk, C.N.). To Peter P. Pitchlynn. Dated Sept. 5, 1860. Re: the Choctaws in a situation worse than ever before; effects of the recent harsh drought upon the situation; the impending starvation of many.