Richmond June 10th 1796
I hope to be excused for the liberty I take in recommending to your attention Colo. Tinsley, a candidate for the office of Register of the Continental land Office—I have long been acquainted with him & from his known integrity & capacity for business, (should he experience the appointment) I have the fullest confidence that he will discharge the duties of it much to the satisfaction of all concerned. I have the honour to be with sentiments of the highest respect Your Mo. Ob. St
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.