George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Jacob Morris, 22 April 1783

Newburgh 22d Apl 1783


I have lately received a Letter from Miss Lee—Sister to the deceased General Lee—requesting me to obtain for her, an authentic copy of his Will. this I have promised to do, & know no way so likely to effect it, soon, as by applying to you. May I therefore entreat the favor of you to procure, & send to me an attested Copy thereof? any expence that may attend it, I will pay.

If I knew in what Office the Will was recorded I would have made a direct application to it without giving you any trouble. As I do not, this must be my apology for the application from Sir Yr Most Obt & Hble Servt

Go: W——n

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