Reposing gentlemen the most entire confidence in your discretion
and abilities, these matters are Confided to your management, with the
fullest assurance on my part, that every thing will be done which
circumstances may demand, towards bringing our Indian difficulties
in that quarter to a Speedy and final close.
I am Gentlemen with great Respect
Your Obedient Servant
Mirabeau B. Lamar
a true copy of the Original
a correct copy as per Record of the Department of state.
Acting Secty state
9th Januay 1841