Philadelphia, June 1.
We are informed that in consequence of instructions from the Executive Council of the United States to the Attorney for the District of Penn sylvania, prosecutions have been instituted against John Singleterry and Gideon Henfield, charged with violating their duty as Citizens of the United States, entering on board the armed schooner Genet, in the service of France, and, with others on board the said schooner, capturing several vessels, the property of the subjects of his Britannic Majesty, and otherwise annoying the trade and commerce of the said subjects, contrary to the Laws of Nations, and the Treaty of Peace subsisting between the United States and his said Britannic Majesty.
The above named persons have been committed to the goal of the County of Philadelphia, to take their trial at the next Circuit Court of the United States.
“A letter from Charleston, dated May 10, says “Yesterday evening a gentleman arrived here from Augusta, in Georgia, who informs, that six of the Creek Towns, with a number of Cherokees, had declared war against the United States, and were actually marching under the command of Bowles and Gilpin, at attack the frontiers.”
Citation: Glasgow Advertiser (Glasgow, United Kingdom), 22 July 1793, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/94.