From Ludwell Lee and Roger West
Fairfax County [Va.] 21st Octr 1793
We do ourselves the honor of enclosing to you an address signed by about five hundred of the most respectable Landholders, Merchants, & Inhabitants of this County—It is with pleasure we execute the desire of our fellow Citizens in forwarding to you this token of their approbation esteem & confidence, so justly merited on your part, and so freely given on theirs. We have the honor to be with the highest respect Sir Yr most Obedient, Humble Servants
LS, in Ludwell Lee’s writing, DLC:GW.
Ludwell Lee (1760–1836), a son of Richard Henry Lee, was a lawyer who served three terms in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1787–90, and represented Prince William and Fairfax counties in the Virginia Senate, 1792–1800.