James A. Haworth to Cyrus Beede, May 8, 1873
enough with the Indian character to form
correct opinions, that they will keep the
peacable road this summer. However I
believe they will be hard to keep off the
war path, if they are disappointed in the
promise of the Government. "Horse Back"
says if they dont come by the time this
moon dies, he will close his ears against
white men's promises and his heart will
not feel like laughing any more.
"Lone Wolf" and wife came in and
took supper with me last night. (He)
says the Kiowas are going to make good
medicine this summer; says their young
men are under good control; says if any
of them were to try to get away, they
would follow them, kill their ponies,
James A. Haworth to Cyrus Beede, May 8, 1873. Texas Indian Papers Volume 4, #216, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.