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From George Washington to Major Henry Lee, Jr., 9 January 1780

To Major Henry Lee, Jr.

Morristown Jany 9:80

Dear Lee,

You will not forget that you owe me a horse or something in the shape of one—for the bay I turned into your Corps twelve Months ago.1 I am not in immediate want. but in some cases it is necessary to remind a man of his debt lest he should forget his creditor. I do not apply this to you because I am sincerely & Affectly Yrs

Go: W——n

ADfS, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1See GW to Lee, and Lee to GW, both 14 Dec. 1778.

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