George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Sidney Lee, 20 April 1783

Head Quarters in the State of New York 20th April 1783


Not till yesterday was I honored with your favor of the 14th of January.

I delay not a moment to assure you, that, with great pleasure I undertake to procure for you an authentic copy of Genl Lee’s Will, in which, from report, you have a considerable Interest.

If upon receipt of it, it shall appear that any opinion of mine can be of Service to you, I will submit it to your consideration with great chearfulness. In the mean while, permit me to offer you compliments of condolence on the loss of so near a relation; who was possessed many great qualities—& to assure you of the respect and consideration with which I have the honor to be Madam, Yr Most Obedt & Most Hble Servant

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