A 2 July 1780 letter from John Todd to Campbell talks about recruiting 5,000 soldiers for the continental army from Kentucky. He updates Campbell on war news and states that Kentucky had been split into three counties: Jefferson, Lincoln, and Fayette. Todd also states that John Connolly's 1,000 acre grant had been "given" to the town trustees of Louisville.
Arthur Campbell's 29 December 1787 letter to John Brown discusses a "vast multitude" of immigrants passing into Kentucky with little resistance from Native Americans. Campbell warns that the peace may not last long and he expects frequent attacks against the outmanned pioneers. He also agrees to a nomination as the Superintendent of the Southern Department.
A one page extract dated 3 May 1787 expresses the hope that the recent treaty with Spain will help the trade prospects for the United States. On the back side of the page is a discussion of politics and political maneuvering.