From Jonathan Jennings
4th. of May ’12.
In compliance with the request of several citizens of the Territory which I represent, I have to suggest, that there exists apprehensions of a want a sufficent number of arms and a sufficient quantity of ammunition for the defence of that portion of the country from the apprehended attacks of the Indians. With much respect I am obediently
RC (DNA: RG 107, LRUS, J-1812).