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Warner, Qu'Appelle to J.M. Egan re Indians risen on every side of Battleford - Fort Pitt - ask assistance.
"Indians Tribes have risen and are now on every side of Battleford & have been plundering stores & driving off stock & have them corralled at Pound Makers The Stonies killed Payne Freeman Cunningham & Geo Applegarth =
Indians at Fort Pitt have killed T T Quinn John Deleaney Persfarrar & Marchand & two Low brothers Wiliscroft Gouin Gilchrist & Mr & Mrs Gowan
Its believed it is the intention of the Indians to exterminate the Whites - Courcers have been sent out to meet Herchimer and Warn him of his danger & Battleford & Fort Pitt said to be in a very precarious position Fort Pitt calling for help from Battleford but that place being powerless to render any assistance - Every precaution has been taken by officer in charge at Battleford and he hopes to be able to cope with the Indians Should they make an attack but is anxious to have assistance as soon as possible as there are about four hundred Women & Childred in barracks
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