General Land Office, 22nd. Feb. 1816.
Permit me to present, with this, a letter from James Turner, Esquire, of North Carolina, Senator in Congress, recommending Israel Pickens, Esquire, as Receiver of public monies in the Land-office about to be opened in the Mississippi territory for the sale of Lands lately acquired by a treaty with the Indians of the Creek Nation. I have the honor &c.
Printed Source--Clarence Edwin Carter et al., eds. The Territorial Papers of the United States. 27 vols. (Washington, D.C., 1934-69).: Volume VI: The Territory of Mississippi, 1809-1817.