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To George Washington from Henry Lee, 4 July 1784

From Henry Lee

Leesylvania [Va.] July 4th 1784

Dear Sir

It is with Particular Pleasure I communicate to you that the General Assembly have Appointed a Committee of both Houses, to present to you an Address Expressive of the high Sense they entertain of your Singular Services and Merits, in the late Glorious revolution. a Copy of Which the Committee have directed me to inclose and to Announce to your Excellency, their intention of Waiting upon you for this Purpose on the 15th Instant.1 I am happy in this Opportunity of Expressing the great respect and esteem with which, I have the honour to be your Excellencys Most Obt humble Servt

Henry Lee

ALS, DLC:GW.

Col. Henry Lee (1729–1787) of Leesylvania was senator for Fairfax and Prince William counties in the Virginia legislature at this time.

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