George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Sim Lee, 10 March 1780

Head Qrs March the 10th 1780


Since I had the Honor of writing to Your Excellency on the 20th Ulto I have obtained Returns of some Corps, which I had not then. I find there are in Moylan’s Regiment of Light Dragoons a few Men belonging to the State of Maryland, of which I inclose You a particular Return, specifying the terms for which they stand engaged.

I have received within a few days past the Honour of Your Excellency’s Letter of the 3d of last month. In consequence, I have informed General Gist that a Flag shall be furnished to convey Your passport to New York, respecting Mrs Chamier’s furniture &c. and I very much wish that She may receive them safe. Her peculiar circumstances and the generosity of Mr Chamier in his life time to our Prisoners, as has been frequently mentioned, seem to have given Mrs Chamier a good claim to the indulgence the Council have granted. I have the Honor to be with great respect & esteem Yr Excellency’s Most Obedt st

Go: Washington

MdAA: Brown Book, Vol. I.

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