I had your friendly letter some time ago. I am made happy to hear that you was then well, and I hope you may long remain so, and live happy among your people.
Brother there is many of our people that want to live in your Country and want to rent some of your land. Would it not be good for your Nation to rent some of your vacant land, that now lies grown up with big trees, grass & Weeds, and is of no service to you: this land you could by renting of it to white people, receive every year a large Quantity of Goods like it was for nothing; these white people would make gun powder and lead, and all Sorts of Clothing for your use. How good would this be for you to have such people on your own Ground, who could learn your Children to do such
(Endorsement): Pomingo, or Mountain Leader, Chickasaw Nation.
P. Cap. Bellew.