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From George Washington to Robert Morris, 28 May 1777

To Robert Morris

Head Quarters Morris Town May 28th 1777

Dear Sir,

I transmit you the inclosed from General Lee which I have just received by a flag. The other inclosures, I beg may be immediately handed to the Gentlemen for whom they are.1 As I am this moment going off to the Camp at Boundbrook, I have only time to add, that I am with sentiments of real regard & respect, Sir Your most Obedient servant

Go: Washington

LS (photocopy), in Alexander Hamilton’s writing, NjP: Armstrong Collection; LS, sold by Kende Galleries at Gimbel Brothers, New York, Edward A. Armstrong Collection of Washingtonia, item no. 142, 1947.

1GW apparently enclosed Charles Lee’s letter to Morris of 19 May (see Lee Papers description begins [Charles Lee]. The Lee Papers. 4 vols. New York, 1872-75. In Collections of the New-York Historical Society, vols. 4–7. description ends , 2:371). The other enclosures have not been identified.

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