Brunswic Landg 15th August 1780
I huve returned from the business committed to my directin by your Excellency & am so far on my route to join the army.
Captain McLane with his Infantry has come up. The fatigue of the troops has induced me to halt for a few days to refresh them.
Your Excellency will please to direct whether this halt shall be long or short. I huve the honor to be with perfect respect your Excellys most obt servt
Henry Lee Junr
DLC: Papers of George Washington.