Indian Scalps

“May 17, 1794 - as a result of subscriptions made for the purpose, because of the increasing boldness and incursions of the Indians, two committees of three each, from Columbia [now eastern Cincinnati] and Cincinnati offered as a reward for Indian scalps taken between April 18, 1794, and the ensuing Christmas, within certain boundaries: ten miles east of the mouth of the Little Miami, 10 miles west of the Great Miami, twenty-five miles north of where Harman's Trace first crosses the Little Miami, and the Ohio on the south; for every scalp having the right ear appendant,$136 to any subscribers to the fund, or $100 to non-subscribers; for the first ten scalps, and for the second ten, $117 and $95, respectfully, but nothing to the Federal troops.”


Collins' 1878 History of Kentucky