Thomas G. Western to Benjamin Sloat, July 27, 1844
and intelligence, and that you will inflict due chastisement
on all who dare violate a stipulation of a treaty
which should be held sacred. I remain Yr. mo. obt. st.
Supdt. Ind. Affrs.
To Capt Ben Sloat
Thomas G. Western to Benjamin Sloat, July 27, 1844. Texas Indian Papers, Volume 2, #52, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.