Written from the "foot of the Miami [River] Rappids," to Eliza Tunstal in which Love describes a battle at Fort Meigs on the Maumee River in Ohio. He states that while the American soldiers were holding their own against the British and Native Americans, Gen. William Henry Harrison ordered the soldiers to retreat into the fort. It was not until American reinforcements arrived that the attackers left the area. However, Love writes that while trapped in the fort, the Natives plundered the American soldiers' supplies and personal items being stored in boats on the river. He lists those killed at the battle.
A topographical description of the western territory of North America, containing a succinct account of its climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners and customs, with an ample description of the several divisions into which that country is partitioned, and an accurate statement of the various tribes of Native Americans that inhabit the frontier country. Copy contains the bookplate of Reverend Edward Feilde.
In the first part of the letter, John Corlis writes to George of the poor real estate market and his tight money supply but states that he will be able to cover George's recent drafts. He hopes that George will get the greatest yield from his crops, especially tobacco. He also comments on George's house expansion, the general state of laborers, and his visit to Halifax, Virginia. He expresses his hope that George will not settle in Indiana due to its "Indian problem." In the second part of the letter, Susan Corlis writes to George, Joseph, and Mary Ann of the family matters and her hope that they are all well.