[Affidavit] 1815 May 16, Camden County, Georgia / James Tullis

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Georgia Camden County

Before me personally appeared James Tullis, who having been duly sworn doth [does] depose and say, That on Wednesday the
third day of the present Monthhe was at his House on Spanish Creek, in the afore said County, and that about break of day he was awaked by the noise of the running of Horses towards his house, he looked out & found that they were his own & his brothers, that he also saw at the same time two Indians, one of which was attempting to catch the Horses, the other was standing behind a Tree near the house, He the deponent then fired at one of them, and jumped out of doors, and was shot at by one of the two other Indians which were on the other side of the house; the deponent then endeavoured [endeavored] to make his escape & was fired at three or four times by the said Indians, that his family left his house immediately on his discovering the Indians and went to his brothers, about a quarter of a mile from his own; and not finding the family there, they proceeded to Camp Pinckney, where this deponent also went, and that the Indians then returned to his house and plundered [deleted text: and ] and destroyed every thing that was there, a statement of which is annexed.
That Capt. Hampton with thirteen men followed them the same day about fifteen miles on Hennards track, but did not overtake them.
This deponent further declared that he believes the four Indians above mentioned

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belonged to old Fullummys Town -- [deleted text: This deponent of ] And that the Inhabitants of that part of the country are in dread of the further encroachments of Indians, and of the loss of their property and the destruction of their families, if some force is not sent to their assistance = that a part of the Inhabitants residing near that place and about sixteen miles from it, have embodied for the security of themselves and families.

[Signed] James Tullis
Sworn to at St. Mary's, Ga.
16th May 1815.

[Signed] Willm. [William] Gibson, [unclear text: I.I.C. ]

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Statement of articles plundered & destroyed by the Indians from the House of James Tullis on the
3d [3rd] May 1815.
2 Feather beds $50
Bed clothing 25
House Furniture 25
1 Axe 2
Saddle 5
Pail of Butter 6
Wearing clothes 25
Small Pot 1
Pair Pinchers 1


[Signed] James Tullis
Sworn to at St. Mary's Georgia

16 May 1815.
[Signed] Willm. [William] Gibson [unclear text: I.I.C. ]

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James Tullis of
Camden County
16th May 1815.
Indian [unclear text: Afar. [Affairs] ]