No. 156.
Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. West .

Referring to our recent correspondence, touching the condition of affairs in the Indian country near the Canadian frontier, I have the honor to inform you that my colleague, the Secretary of War, has just learned that, in consequence of the movements of the United States military forces, the Canadian half-breeds and Crees have recrossed the line into Canadian territory. Besides escorting a number of lodges of American Indians back to their own reservations, the troops had sent a large body of British Indians across the frontier and burned their lodges.

I have, &c.,