To Thomas Sim Lee
Richmond, 15 Jan. 1781. This letter is virtually identical in substance with the preceding letter to Samuel Huntington, q.v.
FC (Vi); 2 p.; at head of text: “Governor Lee and President of the Board of War”; the letter sent to Lee is printed in Md. Archives, xlvii, 17–19. A copy was enclosed in TJ’s letter to Benjamin Harrison, 29 Jan. 1781, q.v.