West family papers  1697-1880
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  1815 October 15 . Edmund P[endleton] Gaines ALS to Thomas Cumming; Augusta, Georgia. ( 1 page)
Requests $20,000 from the Bank of Augusta for troop transport to quell Seminoles; "I am authorised to draw, on the War Department, for funds to meet the transportation of troops, which the hostile temper and menacing conduct of the Seminole Indians towards our [commissions] and guards upon the Line in the Creek nation, have rendered it necessary to order thither."