McGillivray lived at Hickory Ground (in present-day Wetumpka, Alabama). He was a trader and also worked as a messenger for Alexander McGillivray. The letter is not signed, but it is in McGillivray's handwriting. A transcript is included.
This section includes "very curious old" manuscripts, "being Bills of sale and other business papers made by the wealthy Creek Indians many years since." The documents were given to Pickett by Edward Hamrick of Montgomery.
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