p, couched in these terms:
If Little Crow has any propositions to make to me, let him send a half-breed to me, and he shall be protected in and out of my camp. H. H. Sibley, Colonel, commanding Military Expedition.
Last evening, a mule and buggy came into view from the camp.
I immediately despatched the officer of the day to es ort the occupant or occupants in safety to my tent, a white flag having been conspicuously displayed from the vehicle.
He returned, accompanied by Thomas Robertson, son of the late Superintendent of Farming, and teacher among the Sioux, (one-eighth blood), and Thomas Robinson, a half-breed, son of a quondam trader of that name.
They brought me a response to my note to Little Crow, of which the following is a verbatim copy:
Yellow medicine, September 7, 1862.
dear Sir: for what reason we have commenced this war, I will tell you, it is on account of Major Galbraith, we made a treaty with the Government, a beg for what little we do get, and